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Camilla Tassi

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

December 20, 2019


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...

May 4, 2019

As part of the Yale Opera Spring double bill, directed by Dustin Wills, I had the chance to be the projection designer for a performance of Menotti's 'Old Maid and the Thief' and Stravinsky's 'Le Rossignol' (The Nightingale).

The director's concept for the Stravinsky was inspired by the visual work of Italian f...

April 28, 2019

Had the joy of being the projection designer for the Yale Baroque Opera Project's fully staged production of Luigi Rossi's 17th century opera 'Orfeo', presented at the Yale University Theater on April 27 and 28.

Founded in 2007, the Baroque Opera Project provides students with the opportunity to explore historical a...

April 10, 2019

Thanks to Yale School of Music composer and organizer Paul Mortilla, I was brought in to incorporate projections in a concert of new music for early/period instruments. The performance occurred in the Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media. The photo below gives an idea of the setup, which included 5 projecto...

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