print publication

Give Me Your Blessing for I go To a Foreign Land. An Instance in visual form of an intermedial opera, (in Mapping Intermediality in Performance [Bay-Cheng, Chiel, Lavender, Nelson, eds.] p239 – 245. Staged photography, montage.) Amsterdam University Press, 2010

The Sleeping Mat Ballad (Composer Judith Weir; Words Tim Hopkins)
Published by Wise Music Classical  Link

performing translations

Radamisto – Handel; original libretto Nicola Franceso Haym , after Domenico Lalli and Matteo Norris (for Opera North, 2000)

The Tales of Hoffmann – Offenbach; original libretto Jules Barbier, after E T A Hoffmann (for MWO 2008; revised for ENO 2012)

For enquiries about using these translations contact jo@joprobitts.com

speaking, consulting, other

Welsh National Opera – consultant advising on Opera and Digital Realm 2012; Sky Arts bid (2012); Artangel bid (2013)
Scottish Opera – consultant advising on Opera and Digital Realm (2016)
Opera Europa – presentations: New Digital Content for New Digital Audiences (2015); Moving Images (2005)
Aldeburgh – supporting / mentoring composer / librettist teams
Ring Award – jury member, competition for emerging opera director / designer teams (1997) http://www.ringaward.com/en/about/history

Speaking, panel, seminar
Cambridge University The Colloquium series, Music Faculty  2010
Brunel Music Dept Research Seminar 2010
BEAM Brunel Electronic + Analogue Music Festival 2011
Goldsmiths The Thursday Club (open arts and technology forum) 2008
IFTR Intemediality Research Group , Avignon, 2008
Central School of Speech and Drama MA Design for performance cohort 2009
Central St Martins School of Art and Design BA design for performance cohort 2009
Central School of Speech and Drama Research Seminar 2014
CROMT Astonished and Terrified – Opera and the Transformation of the World by Technology conference 2012
Glyndebourne, CROMT Opera and the Media of the Future 2014
Victoria and Albert Museum panel discussion Staging Opera: Cities, Publics and Performance, 2017
Victoria and Albert Museum research presentation, Empathy Machine – can participatory opera in VR address conflict? 2018
University of Lincoln – PAC Performance and Conflict conference – Empathy Machine presentation, 2018
Opera Queensland, Queensland Conservatorium – NOW19 (New Opera Workshop) – Technology and Opera, 2019
AI-Opera-IA – Presentation on Robot_op Conference on artificial intelligence in the field of contemporary opera production. Òpera de Butxaca & Nova Creació, Barcelona, 2021
BDF (Brighton Digital Festival) Panel discussion. Robot Opera: Performance, Embodiment, Vocality, 2021
Human-Centered Ai and Ai For The People; Center; Ai And Creativity: Exploring The Future Of Music, Opera, And The Performing Arts In The Age Of Machine Learning.  Presentation. Robot Opera: Performance, Embodiment, Vocality 13.09.22
ENOA (European Network of Opera Academies) Training Workshops – rehearsal and interpretation.  Operosa, Belgrade. October 22.



Speaking BBC R3, R4, BBC 2 Culture Show, News, Resonance FM
Production broadcasts BBC2, BBC4, R3, Channel 4

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