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Ben: Wed 17 Feb

Rehearsals are going really well since my last blog entry, and I feel that the show has moved up a level.  Keith is raising the bar in terms of standard, and the company is being encouraged to maintain the level of concentration, and improve the standard of the production in several different ways, to ensure that no detail is lost when we move into the theatre next week, which will itself bring new challenges as we deal with the technical side of the opera.

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Ben: Tues 9 Feb

I am really enjoying working on Scoring A Century. David Blake and Keith Warner have written an excellent piece, and I’m particularly enjoying the variety of musical styles and the humour in the dialogue!

The majority of my work on this production has been as repetiteur in the rehearsal room. The first week of the contract consisted of music rehearsals – either doing individual coaching with members of the cast, or playing for ensemble and chorus rehearsals taken by Lionel Friend. Continue reading Ben: Tues 9 Feb