Making Arrangements

chamber opera
2012
Duration 24’
Instrumentation soprano, mezzo, tenor, baritone, flute, cor anglais, harp, violin, cello, double bass
First Performance August 2012, Têtê à Têtê Opera FestivalJennifer France, Katie Grosset, Grant Doyle, Patrick Ashcroft, CHROMA Ensemble
Libretto by Kate Kennedy
Directed by Bill Bankes-Jones
Commissioned by Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival
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An abandoned husband takes revenge by destroying his wife’s treasured dresses, and with them their memories, love, and perhaps even her very identity and soul.