Isis and the Seven Scorpions
Composer: Dean Burry
Composer Bio: Canadian composer/librettist Dean Burry has worked mainly in the operatic field, with a strong desire to create meaningful yet entertaining works for young audiences and families. His opera The Brothers Grimm may be the most performed Canadian opera.
Librettist: Dean Burry
Other Artistic Personnel: Albert Krywolt (Musical Consultant)
Stephen Philcox (Music Director)
Graham Cozzubbo (Director)
Brent Krysa (Set Designer)
Original Cast: Victor Michallef (Professor Hornsby/Set)
Peter Barrett (David/Osiris)
Miriam Khalil (Sally/Isis)
Lauren Segal (Molly/Nephthys)
Work Web Site: www.deanburry.com/operatheatre.html#isis
Premiere Date: April 26, 2006
Producing Company: Canadian Opera Company
Description: Three young archaeologists lost in the Egyptian desert unravel the ancient myth of Isis in an effort to save their dying professor. Immersed in the epic struggle of a distant past, they discover the healing power of ancient wisdom.
Character List (Major): Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Bass
Comments: Isis and the Seven Scorpions follows Dean Burry's highly acclaimed opera for young people, The Brothers Grimm.
Video Clip:
Length: 00:45
Total Acts: 1
Orchestration: Piano
Musical Style: Contemporary tonal
Contact: Dean Burry
E-mail Address: deanburry@rogers.com
Phone: 416-762-1140
Composer Web Site: http://www.deanburry.com
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