This Is The Hour

The Gala opening of the Susie Sainsbury Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music consisted of a celebration of the music of Claude-Michel Schönberg performed by the Academy 2018 Musical Theatre Company and Orchestra.

Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London
26th April 2018

Director – James Powell

Musical Director – Daniel Bowling

Musical Staging – Chrissy Cartwright

Designer – David Harris

Lighting Designer – Jake Wiltshire (Jake’s photos are here)

Sound Designer – Mike Walker

Sound Operator – Chris Simpson

Radio Mic Team – Charlie Smith,

Some 50 channels of Sennheiser D9000 and 16 channels of Sennheiser 5000 radio mics were used across the 37 cast members, a guest appearance from Matt Lucas (as both Thenardiers), guest speakers, onstage musicians, and the 45-piece orchestra.

Claude-Michel Schönberg awarded Honorary Membership of the Royal Academy of Music. Photo Kate Cowdry

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