Photo: Martin Sigmund
The Rage of Life (2010)Duration: 70 minutes
Libretto by Igor Bauersima (E)
Major Roles: S,Bar; minor roles: 2S,M,2T,B; 0.1(=corA).1(=bcl).0-0.1.1.1-perc(2)-kbd-elec.gtr-strings(18.104.22.168.1).
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.
Troubleyn Laboratorium, Antwerp
Igor Bauersima, director
Conductor: Daniel Inbal
Company: Flanders Opera
|Sonja / Nurse||Soprano|
|Leif's sister / Dosser||Soprano|
|Mother / Policewoman||Mezzo-soprano|
|Des / Pete / Dosser||Tenor|
|Physician / Dosser||Bass|
|Father / Physician / Dosser||Tenor|
Leif (18) reacts with cool denial to the news of the death of his great love Helena (19). The bringer of this bad news witnesses no sorrow or despair, but is treated with scorn. Leif runs off, and makes himself scarce. He knows where Helena has hidden from the world, and she is alive. And he does find her, at their ‘place’ near the mouth of the river. But Helena has now become singularly unapproachable, and wants to go away for good...