April 14, 2006
Odysseus and Ajax
Composer:Martin Halpern
Librettist:Martin Halpern
Synopsis
Set in the Greek camp outside Troy during the last year of the Trojan War, the libretto centers on the madness, recovery, and eventual suicide of Ajax, and on Odysseus' enlightened and compassionate response under the benign influence of the goddess Athena.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
00:50

Number of Acts
1

Musical Style
Chromatic but not atonal

Vocal & Musical Forces
5 principals, 3-member chorus, chamber orchestra (fl., ob., cl., bn, timp., perc., vlns. I & II, vlas., cbs.)

Original Cast
Marina Celander as Athena, Heather Green (soprano), Judith Barnes (mezzo-soprano), Kurt Alakulppi (tenor), Aram Tchobanian (tenor), Robert Weintraub (baritone), Peter Clark (baritone), Andrew Martens (bass); Lin Li, pianist; puppeteers: Yoko Myoi, Karen Elizaga, Neimah Djourabchi, Elisa Hevia, Alexis MacNab, Lyndsay Abromaitis-Smith, Ayako Dean


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