The final installment in the song settings of Elizabeth Bishop poetry is now complete, and these new songs are ready for their debut (place and time TBC, with studio recording booked for July 2016.) To provide some background about the poet, the composer, and the artist subject of one of the songs (Objects & Apparitions), … More One Art: the Elizabeth Bishop songs are completed!
So pleased and honoured to be chosen as Runner Up to the Women in the Arts Award at the Kent Women in Business Awards. A fun and inspiring night, meeting many brave, smart, talented, and enterprising women. Thank you KWIB!
Pleased to announce that Femme Lunatique Productions’ Director Laure Meloy has been named as a finalist for the Kent Women in Business Awards! There is plenty of respectable competition in the Women in the Arts category. We will update you on the results after the awards ceremony on 11 March.
Femme Lunatique Productions Director Laure Meloy on the Kent Creative Live Radio Show, 10th November, 2015:
The second Elizabeth Bishop poem to be set by composer Paula Kimper, Casabianca was presented to a Kent Creative Live meeting on 1 December 2015…after the group was put through its paces in a mini Deliver Like a Diva workshop:
2015 began with an exciting mix of cross-discipline collaborations for Femme Lunatique Productions. In January, the Sorcery & Seduction CD was featured at the ‘Soil’ art exhibition, Horsebridge Centre, Whitstable. A short lecture/performance was given at the private view and subsequent days during the week-long event to illustrate how opera heroines included on the CD … More Art and Music
Lovely write-up in I Care If You Listen:
Femme Lunatique Productions (UK), Companion Star (USA), and Once in a Blue Moon Music (USA) present an exclusive first reading of One Art, the inaugural commission for a song set based on the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. Composer Paula Kimper and soprano Laure Meloy will give a work-in-progress performance, read selections of Bishop’s poetry, and … More One Art: making something out of nothing
Femme Lunatique productions has commissioned American opera composer Paula Kimper to set the poetry of Elisabeth Bishop. The first song, a setting of the poem One Art, is now complete. Details on the premiere performance coming soon…