A Madrigal Opera
A chamber opera in four parts for six voices, violin and viola
Music by Philip Glass
S, Mz, Alto, T, Bar, B, 1vn (va)
Commissioned by the Holland Festival
June 1980 at the Holland Festival
The work, written for the Dutch theater artist Rob Malasch, was conceived as an abstract music theater work which would then be “completed” by the various future directors. It is for this reason that though the work has a clear emotional shape, it has no specific theatrical content.
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