Intimately Uninvolved: Notes of a Librettist

Vastation When it gets to curtain up, The Librettist is intimately uninvolved in the opera she has co-written. She is aware that, some time in the past, if her fingers had struck a different arrangement of keys, then what is about to happen would be other. That this character is already on stage – that […]

Samy Moussa

Samy Moussa is the amazing Canadian composer I’ve been working with on an opera for the Münchener Biennale 2014. In English, the opera is called Vastation; in German, it’s Wüstung. There’s a little information (in German) about it on the Biennale website. This has been a really unusual collaboration for me, certainly compared to that […]