Jonathan Dove International Opera Productions For 2010
New York, Stuttgart, Los Angeles
New York, Stuttgart and Los Angeles, will play host to three of Jonathan Dove’s critically acclaimed operas in the first half of 2010.
Following its Christmas 2009 run at the ROH Linbury Studio, The Opera Group travels to the New Victory Theatre in New York for the US premiere of The Enchanted Pig, Dove’s family opera based on a Romanian folk-tale.
Rip-roaring entertainment, plain and simple ... Dove is the wizard of contemporary children's opera. (Times)
The Enchanted Pig is a co-production between The Opera Group, ROH2 and Young Vic.
Further dates in the UK follow the USA production: Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds 30 March – 3 April Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield 7 April RNCM, Manchester 10 April Oxford Playhouse 15 – 18 April
Stuttgart Opera will stage a brand new production of The Adventures of Pinocchio using a German libretto translation by Ralf Nürnberger. Opening night is 27 January 2010 at 6 pm, Staatsoper Stuttgart Opera house and further Performances will take place on January 30, 31, February 8, 13, 26, 27, and March 6, 7, 13, 14 / 2010. The production will be conducted by David Parry and directed by Markus Bothe. More details at: www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de
Opera UCLA and UCLA Philharmonia will stage the US West Coast premiere of Jonathan Dove's airport comedy opera Flight, on 30 April, 1 and 2 May at The Freud Playhouse, MacGowan Hall. More details at: www.music.ucla/edu/Events
Works for Piano, Prepared Piano and Toy Piano
February Pieces for Piano and Octet '61 for Jasper Johns