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Francesca: Sat 27 Feb

It was both fascinating and thrilling to rehearse with the orchestra today. Obviously having no previous recordings to refer to, it was totally new to us all – and for me it suddenly brought the whole piece to life. Some bits were particularly affecting, for example David Blake’s breathtaking orchestration for ‘The Hostage’. The girls in it were fantastic too of course – as was everyone else. It’s great to be part of such a fantastic cast. Continue reading Francesca: Sat 27 Feb

Francesca: Fri 19 Feb

Not long to go now until the first performance and things are looking (and sounding) really good… I think now that the props have been brought into rehearsals, it suddenly feels a lot more real and it has increased the intensity and energy of everyone’s performance. I really hope the audience will enjoy watching it as much as we will enjoy performing it. Can’t wait to get into the theatre!!

Francesca Saracino