Episode 41: The Wake World

We have the most interesting conversation with David and R.B. about producing an opera at the Barnes Foundation, surrounded by an eclectic collection of world rebounded art, with a wondering audience, all part of Opera Philadelphia’s festival O17, which runs September 14 – 24.

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NOTES

  • Wake the World
    • David Hertzberg, composer/librettist
    • R. B. Schlater, director
    • Elizabeth Braeden, conductor
  • Opera Philadelphia Festival 017
  • Aleister Crowley, book author
  • Bluebeard’s Castle
  • The Magic Flute
  • Equinox Society
  • Barnes Foundation – Dr. Albert C. Barnes
    • Renoir
    • Cezanne
    • Matisse
    • Picasso
    • Van Gogh
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • The Mikado
  • Martha Clarke, director
  • Glimmerglass Opera
    • The Magic Flute
    • Barrie Kosky & Suzanne Andrade, co-directors
    • Komische Oper Berlin
  • War Stories
  • Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
  • Lembit Beecher & Hannah Moscovitch’s I Have No Stories To Tell You
  • Elizabeth Cree
    • Kevin Puts & Mark Campbell
  • We Shall Not Be Moved
    • Daniel Bernard Roumain & Marc Bamuthi Joseph
    • Bill T. Jones, director
  • Sondra Radvanovsky solo Recital
  • Mozart
    • Da Ponte
  • Maeve Hoglund, singer
    • Prince of Players
      • Carlisle Floyd, composer
  • Richard Cordova, conductor
  • The Bee Opera
  • Pelleas et Melisande
    • Debussy
  • Strauss
  • Wagner
  • Verdi – as a Focusing Force
  • Michael Haydn – as a developing style
  • Professor Samuel Adler
    • The Study of Orchestration
  • L’Elisir d’Amore
    • Hubbard Hall
    • Resonance Works – Pittsburgh
    • Andrew Nienaber, director [correction]
  • Alcina
  • Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Santa Fe Opera
    • The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs
  • Sleep No More
  • A German Requiem (The Human Requiem)
    • Brahms
    • Lincoln Center Festival
  • A Primer For a Failed Superpower
    • The Team
  • The Mother Of Us All
    • Virgil Thomson, composer
    • Gertrude Stein, librettist
    • Hudson Opera House
      • Gary Schiro – Executive Director
    • Susan B. Anthony
    • Michaela Martens, soprano
  • Angels In America, A Gay Fantasia
    • Tony Kushner, playwright
    • Marianne Elliot, director
    • The National Theatre of England
  • Metropolitan Opera
    • Thomas Ades, composer
    • The Exterminating Angel
    • The Tempest
    • Audrey Luna, coloratura soprano
  • New York City Opera
    • La Fanciulla del West
    • Jonathan Burton, tenor
  • Sweeny Todd
    • Stephen Sondheim
    • Barrow Street Theater
  • Justin Vivian Bond & Nat Reyes
  • Game of Thrones
  • Star Wars

Credits: “The Wake World” workshop recording Credits: Rebecca Myers, Veronica Chapman-Smith, Joanna Nelson Gates. “Nympharum”: Jennifer Zetlan, soprano; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor; Juilliard Orchestra

 

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