Yet another instalment in my series of blog posts about my life's work (or rather, everything I have done since November 2007). In this blog post I will talk about my operas, two of which are complete and one which is abandoned. This instalment might not turn out to be particularly long, so I will also write about some of the operas I intend to write probably starting next year.
The Swineherd, a fairy tale opera I hoped would be in 2 acts (Abandoned)
Updated Feb-17-2012 at 06:15 by ComposerOfAvantGarde
This is the eighth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging.
What if you had to go to jail on New Year's Eve - what would you do?
Party, of course!
That's essentially the plot for the Johann Strauss operetta DIe Fledermaus (The bat). There's of course love, flirtations, drinking and the great music of Strauss! What else could you ask for?
Austrians have a long tradition of welcoming the New Year with a performance of Die Fledermaus. Musical
Updated Dec-31-2011 at 14:30 by itywltmt
This is the first of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging.
Recommended Reading:Three Kings in 50 minutes
To kick off my Twelve Days of Blogging, I have chosen a very special TDMH post, which takes us back exactly 60 years to the Golden Age of Television, that has double significance:
The first ever installment of American television's
Updated Dec-24-2011 at 12:48 by itywltmt
Here is the libretto of the Prologue and Act I of my second opera. I'll put up Act II at a later date. So, until then, tell me what you think:
The King's Horn
A Short Comic Chamber Opera in a Prologue and Two Acts
The palace. The baby king's bedroom.
The king's parents are in there admiring their new son.
King's Father: Just to think that our new baby boy would one day become the King of this entire country.
Updated May-08-2012 at 10:40 by ComposerOfAvantGarde
Related thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/12624-g...ts-carmen.html
En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/09...al-carmen.html
One thing I haven't done much is discuss operas on this blog. There's no particular reason, it just happens that's how the cookie crunbles. Today, I thought I would share my faviourite recording of Carmen by Georges Bizet, provide some highlights and propose three works inspired by the opera.
Updated Sep-28-2011 at 03:19 by itywltmt