Barry, Ades and “Alice” in tune at Dublin music fest…

Soprano Claudia Boyle's voice soaring into the stratosphere singing the word “down” as she plunged into the rabbit hole in Irish composer Gerald Barry's “Alice's Adventures Under Ground” was thrilling but was only one of many highlights of the New Music Dublin 2017 festival. From Thursday, March 2, through Saturday, Dublin's National Concert Hall banished…Read more Barry, Ades and “Alice” in tune at Dublin music fest…

Ades’s searing “Exterminating Angel”, based on film, is opera as cinema

SALZBURG, Austria - British composer Thomas Ades blurs the lines between cinema and opera in his edgy new work "The Exterminating Angel" based on director Luis Bunuel's film of the same name about guests trapped by an invisible force at an upper-crust dinner party. The opera, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival on…Read more Ades’s searing “Exterminating Angel”, based on film, is opera as cinema