State of Being
Saturday 10th August 20:10-21:40 & Sunday 11th August, 2013
Warwick Blair Ensemble
Music: Warwick Blair
Video and libretto content managed by Laurent Antonczak and Max Schleser
Music Director: Michael Smedley
Concept Sound/Video diffusion: Warwick Blair
Soprano: Nia Coleman
Mezzo-soprano: Sara Louisa Parry
Baritone: Edmund Caird
Baritone/Saxophones/Flutes: Nicholas Charles
Percussion: Andrew Spiceley
State of Being is an inspiring, sometimes harrowing, journey through the human psyche. The opera presents a powerful series of emotional states of being that depict an individual’s struggle for survival and redemption. The opera interpolates live and recorded music with video and theatre to produce a compelling synaesthetic experience.
Contains scenes of a sexual nature
the operatic revolution starts here!
BBC Music Magazine, April 2013