Fireworks
Composer: Kitty Brazelton
Librettist: Billy Aronson
Other Artistic Personnel: Wendy Cavett (Conductor)
Grethe Barrett Holby (Director)
Nate Merchant (Stage Manager)
Kelly Hanson (Set/Costume Designer)
Manu Corazzini (Sound Designer)
Randy Glickman (Lighting Designer)
Original Cast: Ann Hoyt (soprano)
Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano)
Crystal Williams (alto)
Michael Lee (tenor)
Scott Pattison (baritone)
Ivan Thomas (bass)
Work Web Site: http://www.kitbraz.com/cmpsr/cat/musicthtr/firewor
Premiere Date: July 02, 2002
Producing Company: American Opera Projects, Inc.
Description: An intergallactic De Tocqueville drops in a typical park on July 4th to figure out what all the excitement's about. And boy is there excitement! The alien's arrival sets off a chain of wild misconceptions more rapid-fire than the fireworks exploding overhead. An operatic farce, Fireworks celebrates the galaxy's most bizarre, brash, and provocative idea: Democracy.
Character List (Major): 6 singers
Length: 02:00
Total Acts: Not Available
Orchestration: flute, clarinet (Bb), bass clarinet, alto & baritone saxophones - trumpet, trombone - percussion: marimba & vibes, drum kit, congas, maracas, cowbells - keyboards: harpsichord, calliope - guitars: electric & acoustic - harp - violins, violas, cellos, bass
Contact: Charles Jarden, Managing Director, American Opera Projects, Inc.
Address: 138 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
E-mail Address: info@operaprojects.org
Phone: 718-398-4024
Composer Web Site: http://www.kitbraz.com
Librettist Web Site: http://www.billyaronson.com/
Schedule of Performances Listings
Fireworks (Brazelton)
Tuesday, July 2, 2002 - American Opera Projects
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