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Stage rehearsals with live musicians…

Writing this in the wings just before a stage rehearsal of our new production Les Noces. It is very exciting to discover Stravinsky’s music played by live orchestra and singers.

Archiving memories, in the form of an unsent letter.

A letter to Pauline. Behind this unsent letter is a painful memory. Memory of a difficult time that made Chun overcome his fears, that made him learn and face his weakness seriously and bravely. This letter was never meant to be sent to Pauline,…

Hot bath thoughts…

Remembering the time when we would be fascinated by the simple effect of salt crystals melting into water… Time goes by and a year later, we would not bother giving it a glance……. Do fascinations, passions and wonders in life eventually fade, taken for…

2019!

2018 had been a very important year for Chun. Full of ups and downs, challenges and emotion, he went though the most revealing and shocking moments imaginable. It made him learn so much, and grow. It is a year to remember. Now he sees…

Christmas!

On Christmas Eve, after a nice usual dinner at home, Chun peered out from the window…. In the building facing him, he could barely listen to some laughters, Christmas carols, and he could recognized nicely decorated tables ready for Christmas dinners, Christmas trees and…

Racism – part 2

With all the cultural and language barriers, racism could be a natural phenomenon. Supposedly, it’s easier to talk with someone who speaks the same language as we do. With the cultural differences, we have different centres of interest, and different subjects of conversation. Thus,…

Racism – part 1

Somehow, Chun was asked about racism today. This is his 8th year in Paris, at the moment when he was asked about this, he didn’t know what to say. Years of experience in France turned everything into banality. In short, he got used to…