18 September 2020

Lost and found


About a lost box, family mementos and Samuel Beckett

07 August 2018

Blue Electric

Tete-a-Tete festival | RADA studios - 7:00 pm

A teenage girl in 1980’s Paris attempts to lead a normal adolescent existence – falling in love, rebelling, searching for her identity – against the backdrop of her volatile artist father’s secret history of war, holocaust and exile.
Music: Tom Smail
Libretto: Alba Arikha
Director: Hugh Hudson
Designer: Laura Albeck
Associate Designer: Sara Stanton

26 June 2017

Front Row

BBC Radio 4

With Kirsty Lang

August 1,2 2013


Performed at the Riverside Studios

Opera by Tom Smail, with words by Alba Arikha.

Mezzo: Kate Symonds-Joy
Soprano: Helen-Jane Howells
Tenor: Matt Long
Baritone: George Humphreys
Conductor: Carlos del Cueto
Directed by Rosalind Parker
Set design: Tarka Kings
Narration: Natascha McElhone

June 2013

La Repubblica

Interview at the Santa Maddalena foundation, Italy

24 September 2011

Dans une impasse

Recorded at a live concert at the Theatre de la Vieille Grille in Paris

The concert featured Sagat Guirey (guitar); Marcus Tilt (accordion); Tom Smail (drums); Loz Garratt (double bass).