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The Prodigal Child

a chamber opera

Year:  1998   ·  Duration:  1h
Instrumentation:  baritone, mezzo-soprano, soprano, string quartet and piano

Year:  1998
Duration:  1h
Instrumentation  baritone, mezzo-soprano, so...

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Audio

Sample: 0:53 - 1:53 from 'The singing of those who have gone'

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Commissioned note

Part of Wild Opera project, 2002. Premiere performance commissioned by Taranaki Arts Festival Trust with funding from Creative New Zealand

Text note

Libretto by Alan Riach

Performance history

Performed Joannne Cole-Rosser (mezzo soprano), Stephanie Acraman (soprano), Paul Whelan (baritone) and the Ogen Plus Quintet at the Gallagher Concert Chamber WEL Energy Trust Academy of Performing Arts in February 2005

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