February 3, 2002
X und Y
Composer:Sidney Corbett
Librettist:Anja Tuckermann
Synopsis
A woman languishes in her apartment in a modern urban setting. She falls in love with a man she observes outside her window waiting for a bus in front of a construction site. Her inner development is the subject of the work. More precisely, it is about the process of confronting our true desires or, conversely, the energy, creativity, and willpower brought to bear in order to avoid being asked the question as to what we really want.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:25

Number of Acts
1

Musical Style
Lyrical, complex, some rock elements

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singer (mezzo-soprano), guitarist (plays electric guitars, fretless bass, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitars); 6 channel tape (is produced and available)

Original Cast
Ute D'ring, Soprano
Seth Josel, guitars
Daniela Burkhardt, actress


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