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.