Cade Martin Photography – Tense, Dark and Strong for the Washington National Opera Â Â
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. is a legendary institution, and it is always an honor to work with them and creative director Scott Bushnell.Â The Washington National Opera imported Stephen Lawlessâ€™ production of Donizettiâ€™s â€œAnna Bolenaâ€. Â The performance was deemed a tour de force for the American dramatic soprano, Sondra Radvanovsky, and my marching orders were to create a fitting portrait of Ms. Radvanovsky. No small feat. As Anna Bolena, she was locked up in the Tower of London, so we agreed it needed to be tense, and a bit dark. The focus on her face set off by a shadowy background that hints at the tumult surrounding her.Â
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