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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth century opera. 2003 B

2003: From Argentina, to Austria and Finland in a single episode. The land of opera can be found all over the world. The one-dimensional opera format falls apart into pieces. Pieces where one person recognizes themselves more than the other. In any case, there is a lot to choose from. In this episode excerpts from:

  • Pascal Dusapin- Perelà, uomo di fumo (Man of Smoke)
  • Flavio Testi- Saül
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen- Sonntag am Licht

 

Other opera’s and operetta productions from 2003 are:

  • Osvaldo Golijov- Ainadamar
  • Olga Neuwirth- Lost Highway
  • Einojuhani Raatavaara- Raspoetin                   
  • Thea Musgrave- Pontalba
  • Robert Ashley- Celestial Excursions
  • Michael Nyman- Man and Boy (dada)
  • Constantine Koukias-  Tesla – Lightning in His Hand
  • Jin Xiang- Taxiwayi — The Beloved Troubadour
  • William Bolcom- A Wedding
  • Azio Corghi- Sen’ja
  • Bo Holten-Gesualdo
  • Jonathan Mills- The Eternity Man
  • Jörg Widmann- Das Gesicht im Spiegel
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen- Sonntag am Licht
  • Rachel Portman- The Little Prince
  • Somtow Sucharitkul- Mae Naak
  • Keith Burstein- Manifest Destiny
  • Michel van der Aa- One
  • Eric Whitacre- Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings
  • Sadie Thompson- Rain
  • Philip Glass- The Sound of a Voice
  • Gustave Flaubert- The temptation of Saint Anthony
  • Hans Werner Henze- L’Upupa und der Triumph der Sohnesliebe

 

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