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The Perfect Woman

chamber opera for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone and chamber orchestra

Year:  2008   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  1*12*1; 1110; perc.; strings

Year:  2008
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  1*12*1; 1110; perc.; strings

Composer:   Lyell Cresswell

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About

A chamber opera freely adapted from the short story The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Scottish Opera as part of the Five:15 opera project (five new works of 15' duration)


Text note

Libretto by Ron Butlin


Performance history

29 Feb 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland

01 Mar 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland

02 Mar 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland

08 Mar 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at The Hub, Ednburgh, Scotland

09 Mar 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at The Hub, Ednburgh, Scotland

28 May 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at Comic Strip Museum, Brussels, Belgium

29 May 2008: Performed by Scottish Opera: Paul Keohone (baritone), Peter Van Hulle (tenor), Lise Christensen (mezzo) conducted by Derek Clark at Comic Strip Museum, Brussels, Belgium

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