Camilla Tassi

July 12, 2020

Video design for Marea Duo's performance of André Previn's Trio for Bassoon, Oboe, and Piano, Mvt1.

Eleni Katz, bassoon

Amelia Merriman, oboe

Featuring Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

A 24-hour video challenge for guerilla design, to be presented at the Literary Music Series on July 14th.

May 24, 2020

2020 Recital Project

In this pandemic period, I couldn’t help but think of music peers whose degree recitals were cancelled, and who also were graduating this May. In an effort to honor them, I reached out to graduate and undergraduate music students, and five were chosen to share in this project. This cohort repres...

April 23, 2020

"[Tassi says] physical distance might inspire artists to focus less on the “spectacle aspect” of visual design and more on the intentionality of their work in relation to the stories the visuals support."

https://schwarzman.yale.edu/news/one-episode-2-camilla-tassi-finds-emotion-and-meaning-projection-design

Thankful...

March 5, 2020

Projection designer and programmer for Apollo’s Fire’s touring concert series, ‘O Jerusalem’ with performances in venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), Cleveland Museum of Art (OH), and Galvin Recital Hall (Northwestern, IL). Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director and conductor.

March 5-12, 2020.

It wa...

February 14, 2020

Assistant projection designer to Brittany Bland for Daniel Catan’s opera ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’ - Yale Opera.

Candace Evans and I had a chance to work together during Oberlin’s Arezzo opera festival, it was a treat to be reunited for this project.

Shubert Theater, New Haven

Christopher Franklin, conductor
Candace...

December 20, 2019

FUN HOME

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Danilo Gambini

Music Direction by Jill Brunelle
Photos by T. Charles Erickson & Jimmy Stubbs

Scenic Design by Jimmy Stubbs
Costume Design by Phuong Nguyen
Lighting Design by Nicole E. Lang

Sound Design...

November 2, 2019

I had the joy to engineer and design Yale Opera's two evenings of opera scenes. Eight scenes were presented - from Nozze di Figaro, Beatrice et Benedict, Capuleti e Montecchi, Aleko, Florencia en el Amazonas, Rondine, Billy Budd, and Pirates of Penzance. Scenes averaged ~40 minutes of length per scene.

Chris Murrah,...

August 31, 2019

One of the forms I feel most passionate about is recital repertoire, particularly song cycle. The fantastic collaborative pianist Nora Pertz reached out to me in regards to designing for Poulenc’s song cycle, where each movement is titled and inspired by a cubist painter. Deconstructing each painting and animating...

July 27, 2019

I was accepted to be part of the inaugural Opera Hack event, sponsored by Opera America and hosted by San Diego Opera and Microsoft.

The weekend event brought together ~50 engineers, designers, performers, and directors to discuss and propose novel approaches to production and performance in opera. The participants...

July 18, 2019

I had the joy to give a talk on projection design in classical music alongside my mentor Wendall K. Harrington, as part of Tanglewood Festival’s ShopTalks at their new Linde Center for Music & Learning.

Wendall was hired to head design for Kevin Puts’ piece ‘The Brightness of Light’, performed by the BSO, with soloi...

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