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4* Review for Graduate Opera

24 September 2014

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Great review from The Guardian of a new opera by composition graduate Spyros Syrmos.

The Blank Canvas was an opera that Spyros started work on while he was a student here at RWCMD, as part of the Make An Aria project with Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Music Theatre Wales.

Spyros developed the idea after his time as a postgraduate student, and the piece went on to win Flourish 2013 – a competition to find a new chamber opera. It has also been nominated for an Offie award.