It’s a curious sensation – lying in complete isolation, enveloped in darkness and not knowing what’s to come. Just you, no distractions. With little to do, your thoughts will probably begin to drift away, to go astray …
Adie Mueller – Sandman
Sandman is a contemporary reimagining of E T A Hoffmann’s 19th century gothic story The Sandman for a solo performer, fusing storytelling, physical theatre and puppetry to immerse you in an intense and thrilling nightmare world.
Fresh from performances at Oper Frankfurt and Garsington Opera, young British soprano Louise Alder makes her CSMF debut with a varied programme of art songs and arias alongside acclaimed pianist Gary Matthewman.
Shakespeare’s gripping drama of class conflict and political manipulation tells of General Caius Martius Coriolanus, who returns home from war to find himself at odds with his countrymen who see him as a tyrant looking for fame and glory.