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    Willoughby and The Lyric Opera of Kansas City team up on four TV spots for the 2014/15 Season. No Wabbits or Valkyrie were harmed in the making o… Read More
    Willoughby and The Lyric Opera of Kansas City team up on four TV spots for the 2014/15 Season. No Wabbits or Valkyrie were harmed in the making of these videos. Read Less
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The Lyric Opera of Kansas City l A Night (or Four) At The Opera
 
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City asked for our help to concept and write four new TV spots for the 2014/15 season. The audience would be season and single ticket buyers as well as new audiences whose only opera experience may have been Bugs Bunny and the Marx Brothers. Kill the Wabbit, anyone?
 
Here's the fun part: Extending a previously successful concept, we had a single camera, a single location and no dialogue; just music from each accompanying opera.
 
We also needed to avoid making the spots seem like pantomimes of the plot, while also conveying the essence of each performance.
 
All in 30 seconds.
 
With 15 second cuts.
 
No problem.
 
 
Produced and shot by our friends at Ron Berg Photography, editing by our pals at Hint with some fantastic styling by Kami Bremyer.
La Traviata
The Italian Girl From Algiers
Silent Night
Tosca