March 8, 2012
KHAOS
Composer:Don Macdonald
Librettist:Nicola Harwood
Synopsis
KHAOS is a re-imagining of the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone set in a contemporary world of climate change and looming global disaster. The opera asks the question “What if a civilization's greed and need for "progress" prevent Persephone from returning to Earth to console her grieving mother? Would Demeter's grief and rage end life on earth as we know it?

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:00

Number of Acts
2

Original Cast
Allison Girvan (Persephone)
Audrey Bissett (Demeter)
Roger Ley (Hades)
Kevin Armstrong (Cerberus)
Kathleen Neudorf (Adrianna)
Bessie Wapp (Hekate)
Christoph Martens (Helios)



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