13. February 2008 · Comments Off on So Many Possibilities · Categories: Links

… for jokes, that is.

Gordon’s opera is being staged in the Belmont Shore Olympic Pool. That’s right, in the pool. Soprano Elizabeth Futral, who sings the role of Euridice (and created it in the work’s original productions in New York), does some of her singing standing up in a small Sabot in the middle of the pool, which stands in for the River Styx. Clarinet virtuoso Todd Palmer, who commissioned the work, is carried into the pool on another actor’s shoulders while playing.