Screening and Talking Event
A fusion of
animation and opera
Hi everyone! We are living now this really tough time for everyone. Opera Pomme Rouge artists stay home too, but keep cotinue to be creative!! Good news! Opera Pomme Rouge has been launching a new film from our latest live performance of our very unique fusion opera and animation “The Diary of Anne Frank“, and would like to invite you to the screening online event on this Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 9AM (EST) (15:00 in Central Europe and 22:00 in Japan) Please meet the wonderful Anne Frank’s casts and staff from your living room! Following the film premiere, We will serve a talk event and Q&A with Anne Frank artists who live all overt the world now. It’s a very rear chance to meet with the creative team of Anne Frank in one spot!! Please join us!
General admission is free (RSVP), and your any amount of donation (Fully tax deductible, suggested donation 5 dollers) will be really appreciated. All donation for this event will goes to support the Opera Pomme Rouge's Artists who have no job right now and are facing a big finacial problem due to Corona Pandamic.
We will send you Zoom's our meeting room link at the bottom of the confirmation email from Eventbrite, when you reserve your ticket. Please don't forget to write your email address and name there!
Ticket Reservation from here:
(Please be careful, the ticket sale ends 2 hours before the event starts.)
8:50 AM (EST) - Meeting Room in Zoom open.
9:00 AM (EST) - Greeting
9:15 AM (EST)- Film screening starts.
10:15 AM (EST) - End of film / Q & A to artists, and interview to artists.
10:45 AM (EST)- End of event.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
The Creative team of Anne Frank,
who participate at the Talking event Q&A
Anne Frank: Kate Fruchterman
Director, Set, Lighting Design: Anna Etsuko Tsuri
Musik Director: Ishmael Walles
Animation: Yuriko Katori
Projection Design & operating: Ryo Yamaguchi
Stage Manager: Shu Odamua
Assistant Stage Director: Kaita Fukushima
Technical Director &Lighting Design: Takaaki Ando
Hair Makeup Designer: Mayumi Maeda
Projeciton Operator: Yoshihiro Yasukagawa
Camera Operator: Jay Milliard
Anna Etsuko Tsuri (Director):
Anna Etsuko Tsuri is an internationally experienced opera stage director. Anna has directed numerous opera projects, including Cenerentola and Erwartung in Vienna, La finta Giardiniera in Tokyo, Song Books, in Riga. Her US debut was Noli Me Tangere at Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Her other credit encompass 100 productions at opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, The Washington National Opera, The Vienna State Opera, Komische Opera Berlin, Théâtre du Soleil à Paris, She has been broadcasted on NHK, Japan's national TV network, World Flowers Network JFN, and interviewed in Diana, Latvia's largest newspaper, Opera Magazine Opera Now in UK among others. She is a founder of Opera Pomme Rouge. She works at the Bayerische State Opera since 2019. www.annaetsukotsuri.com
Ishmael Wallace (Music Director):
Ishmael is a Composer, Pianist, Singer, and Teacher, educated at the Curtis Institute of Music and Mannes College. He is co-director of What a Neighborhood!, a series of concerts and workshops in Morningside Heights, and pianist of the Orfeo Duo. As pianist of the Orfeo Duo, he has performed across the Americas and recorded extensively. As a baritone, he gives art song recitals, combining in one person the roles of singer and accompanist. Mr. Wallace’s most recent opera, The Mountain and the Valley, was premiered by Opera Pomme Rouge and What a Neighborhood! in November, 2016. Mr. Wallace is a vocal coach who has worked with some of New York City’s best younger singers, and been Music Director for many opera productions.
Kate Fruchterman (Anne: Soprano):
Soprano Kate Fruchterman will make her role debut of Frid’s Anne Frank with Opera Pomme Rouge this fall. Ms. Fruchterman was praised for her “flawless vocal performance” for her Marzelline (Fidelio) debut at West Bay Opera. Through the Amber Capital Scholarship from the Opera Foundation, she sang at the Teatro Regio di Torino for the 2015-16 season, appearing as Sacerdotessa (Aida), Second Woman (Dido and Aeneas), and Mother (Pollicino), among others. Recent roles include Corinna (Il Viaggio a Reims), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), and Pamina (Die Zauberflote). Ms. Fruchterman holds a Master of Music from Mannes College and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California. www.katefruchterman.com
Yuriko Katori (Set Design):
“Yuriko Katori is a visual artist working in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NY and her BA in Literature from Waseda University in Tokyo. Her recent exhibitions include Neurotitan in Berlin, Hankyu Umeda gallery in Osaka, Curate NYC 2013, and The Pyramida Centre for Contemporary Art in Israel. She has been awarded residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, the Wassaic Project and the ChaNorth.
She frequently makes artist books/graphic novels and regularly contributes her work to Trapper Keeper by Mega press.