Heart of a Dog
Composer: Rudolf Rojahn
Librettist: Rudolf Rojahn
Other Artistic Personnel: Copeland Woodruff (Director)
Julia Noulin-Mérat (Designer)
Tláloc López-Watermann (Lighting Design)
Original Cast: Brian Church (Doctor)
Patrick Massey (Assistant)
Glorivy Arroyo (Housekeeper)
Aliana de la Guardia (Dog)
Mike Williams, Percussion
Kent O’Doherty, Saxophone
Gabriela Diaz, Viola
Javier Caballero, Cello
Premiere Date: September 16, 2010
Producing Company: Guerilla Opera
Description: This dark comedy tells the story of a scientist whose experiments of implanting human glands into the bodies of animals prove overly successful. After luring a dog into his apartment and performing a successful transplant the scientist, his assistant and the housekeeper have their hands full with their test subject. The grandeur of the scientific achievement is overshadowed by the misery of living with the half-dog/half-woman whose varied appetites and manipulations prove disastrous for all.
Character List (Major): Doctor
Assistant
Housekeeper
Dog

Voice parts needed: Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor and Baritone
Video Clip:
Length: 00:32
Total Acts: Not Available
Orchestration: Alto Saxophone, Viola, Cello and Percussion
Musical Style: Chamber Opera
Contact: Rudolf Rojahn
Composer Web Site: http://www.rudolfrojahn.com
Publisher Web Site: http://www.rudolfrojahn.com
Schedule of Performances Listings
Heart of a Dog (Rojahn)
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - Guerilla Opera
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