The third episode of the arts and culture podcast looks at the 70th anniversary season from Welsh National Opera, defined by the theme of Madness, with guest, music editor Steph Power. But there is so much more… we talk to I Speak Machine, reflect on Banksy’s Dismaland phenomenon, and take a look at the greatest representation of madness in the arts, from Heironymous Bosch to Syd Barrett.
The show is presented by Gary Raymond and Gray Taylor, produced by Cerith Mathias and edited by Dani Thomas.
FMIC Episode 3: Madness with Steph Power:
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Steph Power reviews two Welsh National Opera performances which chart descent into madness, Bellini’s I puritani and Handel’s Orlando.
Gary Raymond casts a critical eye over a performance by the experimental music act and audio-visual project I Speak Machine at the Chapter Arts Centre.
On the podcast, soprano Rosa Feola sings from ‘Vien diletto, è in ciel la luna’, I puritani, by Bellini, live with Welsh National Opera.
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