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The Paradis Files

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The Paradis Files

- 07:30 pm

An extraordinary blind musician. A family hell-bent on a cure. In the glittering salons of 18th-century Vienna, Maria-Theresia von Paradis is a star. Pianist, composer, touring musician; she is known as The Blind Enchantress.  Yet behind this dazzling success story, there are dark forces at work. A newly commissioned chamber opera, composed by Errollyn Wallen CBE and directed by Jenny Sealey.

Composer Errollyn Walllen CBE

Director Jenny Sealey

Librettist Nicola Werenowska

Co-Librettist And Original Idea Selina Mills

Musical Director And Conductor Andrea Brown


All performances will creatively integrate BSL, captioning and audio description. 


Commissioned by The Stables for IF: Milton Keynes International Festival.  A Graeae Theatre Company production in partnership with BBC Concert Orchestra and Curve Theatre.

Content Warning: The Paradis Files contains references to some distressing topics, including physical violence, sexual abuse, baby loss and ableism.