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International opera collaboration: Platée by Rameau
The Avison Ensemble, Newcastle upon Tyne in collaboration with Paris Opera and Santa Fe Opera plan to stage a European premier performance Rameau's Platée at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal. The opera mixes some of the most stunning baroque music ever written, along with ballad opera, amazing contemporary dance, high-camp humour, gods, frogs and pseudo Dr Seuss characters It has instant appeal and accessibility at every level and will inspire a massive education and outreach programme.