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2011
  • A Chamber Opera (six singers, eight instrumentalists incl sound effects operator) presented as a 1940s style radio play detective story with an underlying environmental theme.
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Duration:
1h 00' 00"
Instrumentation:
5 Singers - Sop (Bubbles), Sop/Mezzo (River), Mezzo (Monica), Bari (Sam), Bass (Billy) 1 Actor (Joe - spoken role) Flute, Clarinet (Bb/A), 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Sound Effect Operator, 1 or 2 additional typewriter players.

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Text Note:
Libretto by Fiona Farrell
Commissioned:
Libretto written as part of the University of Otago Burns Fellowship. Music written as part of the University of Otago Mozart Fellowship.
Difficulty:
Advanced
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Performance History

World Premiere for P: River Lavalle 290112 29 Jan 2012 Performed at the Allen Hall, University of Otago, Dunedin.
Cast: Helen Acheson (River), Joel Amosa (Billy), Morag Atchison (Bubbles), Elisha Fai-Hulton (Monica), Harry Love (Joe), Lawrence Mossman (Sam)
Ensemble: Tessa Petersen (concertmaster), Peter Adams, Kirsten Bevin, Sarah Claman, Hannah Cone, Robbie Ellis, Anna Petersen, Matt Wilson.

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