Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene”

Joanna recently appeared as Jenny Hildebrand in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones and conducted by Robert Houssart. These will be her last performances before graduating from the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio this summer.

Der Kaiser von Atlantis

This week the production of Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis opens at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in which Joanna plays Der Trommler (the Drummer). Written in the Nazi concentration camp Terezin (Theresienstadt), Ullmann’s opera was banned and never performed there. Before Ullmann was transported to Auschwitz, where he died in 1944, he left …

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Handel’s Agrippina at RCS

This week Joanna performs the role of Ottone in Handel’s Agrippina at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – the only “good guy” in this tale of politics and power, which is rather topical given current world events… Performances are 21st, 23rd, 27th and 28th January in the New Atheneum Theatre.