OPERA

A Dream of Armageddon (2018 - 2019)

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an opera in nine scenes (English)
after the short story “A Dream of Armageddon“ by H.G.Wells
Libretto: Harry Ross
Cast:
Cooper Hedon - Tenor
Fortnum Roscoe double cast with Johnson Evesham - Bass Baritone
Bella Loggia - Lyric Soprano
The Inspector - Mezzo Soprano
The Singer double cast with The Cynic - Tenor
The Soldier - Boy Soprano
Chorus (SSAATTBB) - Commuters - Revelers - Demonstrators - Air tattoo spectators - Militia
Orchestra:
2222/2220/1timp/1perc/1celesta/STRINGS
Duration: 90 min.
Published by Ricordi Berlin

Extracts from the opera "A Dream of Armageddon"
Messages from Kazushi Ono, Lydia Steier, Dai Fujikura, Harry Ross (in ENGLISH)
Comments from Composer and LibrettistSynopsis あらすじ作曲家インタビュー作曲家インタビュー2interview (in English)New National Theatre Tokyo
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『アルマゲドンの夢』作曲・藤倉大よりメッセージ
【オペラ #アルマゲドンの夢 オンライン特別トーク】藤倉大 X 大野和士 X ハリー・ロス (日本語)
ENGLISH version - Talk at British Council Japan:
Dai Fujikura X Harry Ross X Kazushi Ono                            
ORIGINAL (without translator) version - Talk at British Council Japan:
Dai Fujikura X Harry Ross X Kazushi Ono                            
【前編】新国立劇場・世界初演オペラ『アルマゲドンの夢』藤倉大×大野和士対談
【後編】新国立劇場・世界初演オペラ『アルマゲドンの夢』藤倉大×大野和士対談
今回指揮を務める大野和士オペラ芸術監督よりメッセージ:                                                                                                         
Message from Harry Ross - librettist (in English) オペラ『アルマゲドンの夢』台本 ハリー・ロスよりメッセージ:                    
Message from Lydia Steier - director (in English) オペラ『アルマゲドンの夢』演出 リディア・シュタイアーよりメッセージ: 
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The Gold-Bug (2017)

opera (in English, also German and French versions) for a Young Audience
based on Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Gold-Bug"
Libretto: Hannah Dübgen
Cast:
Lilith - Soprano
Albert - Baritone
Sam - Tenor
William - Bass
Margaret/Anneli - Mezzo Soprano
Orchestra:
1011/1010/1perc/11111
Duration: 70 min.
Published by Ricordi Berlin

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photos: Opera "The Gold-Bug" Theater Basel ©Kim Culetto
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Opera The Goldbug listening guide (i.e. if you are a school teacher and taking your class to see this opera)

SOLARIS (2013 - 2014)

opera (in English)
based on Stanisław Lem's novel "SOLARIS"
Libretto: Saburo Teshigawara (translated by Harry Ross + Dai Fujikura)
Cast:
Hari - Soprano
Kris Kelvin - Baritone
Snaut - Tenor
Gibarian - Bass
Off stage Kelvin - Baritone
Orchestra:
1111, 1110, 1 perc, 1 celesta, strings (1,1,1,1,1) with live electronics
duration: 90 min.
Published by Ricordi Berlin

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"Solaris" (at World Premiere) Photos © Jean Philippe Raibaud - All Rights Reserved
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"Solaris" (at German Premiere) Photos © Theater Augsburg photo by Jan Pieter Fuhr - All Rights Reserved
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"Solaris" (at Austrian Premiere in Neuen Oper Wien Photos All Rights Reserved
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Press and Reviews of SOLARIS German Premiere Production
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"Solaris" (at Japan Premiere - Concert Performance)
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