Guerilla Opera

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Guerilla Opera is an opera company in Boston, Massachusetts founded in 2007 specializing in accessible contemporary chamber operas, several of which have been commissioned by the company.[1] As of 2010 its Artistic Directors are Mike Williams and Rudolf Rojahn, its General Manager is Aliana de la Guardia and its director of design and production is Julia Noulin-Mérat. Guerilla Opera performs in the Zack Box Theater at the Boston Conservatory, where it is a resident ensemble.

Productions[edit]

  • September 2007.[2]
  • April 2008
  • September 2008
  • May 2009
  • September 2009
  • September 2010
    • Heart of a Dog by Rudolf Rojahn (adapted from the novella by Mikhail Bulgakov)[7]
    • directed by Copeland Woodruff
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Tlaloc Lopez-Waterman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • September 2011
    • Loose, Wet, Perforated by Nicholas Vines
    • directed by Jeremy Bloom
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Christopher Brusberg, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • May 2012
    • Bovinus Rex by Rudolf Rojahn
    • directed by Copeland Woodruff
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Tlaloc Lopez-Waterman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • May 2013
    • "Giver of Light by Adam Roberts (libretto Adam Roberts)
    • directed by Andrew Eggert
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Tlaloc Lopez-Waterman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • September 2014
    • No Exit by Andy Vores
    • directed by Nathan Troup
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Daniel Chapman, costumes by Lara De Brujin
  • May 2014
    • "Gallo" by Ken Ueno
    • directed by Sarah Meyers
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights and video by Tlaloc Lopez-Waterman, costumes by Annie Simon
  • September 2014
    • "Let's Make A Sandwich" two chamber operas
    • "Rarebit" by Curtis K. Hughes
    • Ouroboros by Rudolf Rojahn
    • directed by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights and video by Tlaloc Lopez-Waterman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • May 2015
    • Pedr Solis by Per Bloland (libretto Paul Schick)
    • directed by Laine Rettmer
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Daniel Chapman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • September 2015
    • Troubled Water by Mischa Salkind-Pearl (libretto Frederick Choi)
    • directed by Allegra Libonati
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Daniel Chapman, costumes by Neil Fortin
  • May 2016
    • Beowulf by Hannah Lash
    • directed by Andrew Eggert
    • set design by Julia Noulin-Merat, lights by Daniel Chapman, costumes by Neil Fortin

Awards[edit]

2015- Arts Impulse - Best Opera Production "Gallo"

2015- Boston Classical Review - Best World Premiere :Troubled Water"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ guerillaopera.com, About Guerilla Opera Retrieved 15 September 2010.
  2. ^ Production information in this section from guerillaopera.com, Repertoire. Retrieved 15 September 2010.
  3. ^ Schwartz, Lloyd, "On (and off) track", The Boston Phoenix, April 29, 2008. Retrieved 16 September 2010
  4. ^ Weininger, David, "Rumpelstiltskin goes to the opera", Boston Globe, May 29, 2009. Retrieved via subscription 16 September 2010.
  5. ^ Weininger, David, "In this opera production, the pitch is political", Boston Globe, September 18, 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2010.
  6. ^ Shea, Andrea, "‘Say It Ain’t So, Joe!’ — Palin And Biden Face Off Again, Opera-Style", WBUR, September 25, 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2010
  7. ^ Classical Voice of New England, "Guerilla Opera Announces its Fourth Season", June 15, 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2010

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