Angel’s Bone

2011, 2015

Angel’s Bone

—  ca. 87 minutes

A chamber ensemble version was premiered at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia,
Sep ‘11

( commissioned by the Mann Center Performing Arts, with funding by Philadelphia Music Project )

World Premiere Staging at the Prototype Festival 2016

In the Press

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Angel’s Bone is to be expanded to a full evening opera, written for the Trinity Choir, and Trinity Baroque Orchestra to be premiered at Trinity Wall Street, as part of PROTOTYPE 2014.

( commissioned by Trinity Wall Street, with a partial production funding from the Lower Manhattan Council )

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Angel’s Bone tells the story of two fallen angels who are found in a middle-class couple’s garden, who nurture the wounded cherubs back to health only to force them into prostitution to earn back their plucked feathers.

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