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Paul Smith: Contemporary Opera Marin – Gone to the Dogs… and the Cats: Chamber Operas with an Animal Twist
November 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm PST
Contemporary Opera Marin Gone to the Dogs…and the Cats: Chamber Operas with an Animal Twist
Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens
Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo by Joseph Horovitz
Contemporary Opera Marin presents three short operas: Carnival of the Animals, the great French calssic arranged for women’s voices; and Viennese/Londoner Joseph Horovitz’s jazz-inflused scenic oratorio on the travails and triumphs of building an ark–as well as staged songs by Thomas Weelkes (The Ape, the Monkey and Babboon), Ludwig van Beethoven (The Death of a Poodle), and Gioacchino Rossini (Duet for Two Cats)