Opera / Music Theatre

Ian Wilson
Warren Jones, Ian and Catherine Leonard

The Last Siren (70', 2014 IW). Experimental opera in 4 scenes. Libretto by Ian Wilson.
Premiere: 29.04.14; Elaine Mitchener, voice; The Quiet Club, sound art; Ian Wilson, live electronics; Theatre Development Centre, Triskel, Cork/IRE.
Written with the help of an Arts Council of Ireland Opera Project Development award.

I Burn for You (45', 2012 IW). Experimental music theatre work in 5 scenes. Libretto by Ian Wilson.
Premiere: 11.02.12; Attila Csihar, Phil Minton, Elaine Mitchener, voices; Cathal Roche, sax, Clive Bell, accordion, David Toop, electroacoustic improvisation; Britten Studio, Snape, Aldeburgh/UK.

Minsk (75', 2005-6 RIC). Chamber opera in 7 scenes. Libretto by Lavinia Greenlaw.
Premiere: 03.03.13, Theater Heilbronn/D, dir. C. Marten-Molnár.
Opera commissioned by the Feldkirch Festival. New version for string orchestra commissioned by Theater Heilbronn.

Humpty Dumpty (25’, 2003 UE) Opera for soprano, tenor, clarinet and percussion.
Text by Brian Leyden.
Premiere: 18.03.10; Psappha; University of Lancaster/UK.
Written while an AHRB Research Fellow in Creative and Performing Arts.

Hamelin (90’, 2001-2 UE) Chamber opera in 2 acts. Libretto by Lavinia Greenlaw.
Premiere 14.03.03; Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landestheater/D, dir. C. Marten-Molnár.
Written while an AHRB Research Fellow in Creative and Performing Arts.