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Powder Her Face

Powder Her Face

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Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • Songbooks - Opera,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10641423M
    ISBN 100571517005
    ISBN 109780571517008

    This is "New York City Opera POWDER HER FACE [] - Teaser" by MINORapocalypse on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. POWDER HER FACE (LAUGHTER-PROLOGUE) ONE Nineteen Ninety (As lights rise Electrician as Duchess in a very camp Statue of Liberty pose­ immense fur coat and high heels. Apparently alone on the stage-actually behind him on a bed in the darkness is Maid, la,ughing (taking over from the orchestra's laughing). When her laughter subsides the scene.

    Powder Her Face - EMI Classics; Past Performances. July 1 Cheltenham Festival, Everyman Theatre, United Kingdom Almeida Opera July 5, 9 & 14 Almeida Theatre, London, United Kingdom Almeida Opera, Brad Cohen July 17 & 22 Almeida Theatre, London, United Kingdom.   Opera Vista proudly presents Thomas Adès' Powder her Face, a controversial opera detailing the marriage and subsequent divorce of the Duchess of Argyll, infamously known as the “Dirty Duchess.” Beginning on the cusp of the duchess's eviction from the hotel room she's called home for the past two decades, Powder her Face follows the duchess from youthful fame to penniless obscurity.

    Opera Vista is raising funds for Powder Her Face on Kickstarter! Considered the most controversial opera of the past two decades, Ades "Powder Her Face" is a witty tale of life, lust and vanity. The salaciousness of this story is reproduced in tantalizing detail thanks to a new production by the New York City Opera of Thomas Adès’s “Powder Her Face”. (The show opened last Friday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and runs through February ).


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Powder Her Face, Op. 14 (), is a chamber opera in two acts by the British composer Thomas Adès, with an English libretto by Philip opera is 2 hours 20 minutes long.

It was commissioned by the Almeida Opera, a part of London's Almeida Theatre, for Based on: life of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll.

Powder Her Face is called a "cabaret opera" a genre which Ades does get credit for inventing, though it's roots are in the Brecht/Weill collaborations of Three Penny Opera and Happy End.

Ades is fascinated by the popular Powder Her Face book of the time, and in between highly modernist phrases you hear snatches of Noel Coward-like melodies or tango tunes.3/5.

Simply put, Thomas Adès's chamber opera Powder Her Face will likely be one of the strongest, most compelling pieces of contemporary music you've heard in a long while.

The libretto, at once tragic and savagely funny, is by the acclaimed young English novelist Philip Hensher and addresses a resonantly scandalous topic: the glamor-drenched life and downfall of Margaret, Duchess of 3/5(6).

P owder Her Face is a darkly comic opera written in by Thomas Adès with a libretto by Philip Hensher inspired by the life and times of Margaret, Duchess of et was a famous Author: Joe Hill-Gibbins.

Of the many singular aspects of Powder Her Face, curren of them regularly book seats – with tickets costing from £1 to £ There are family matinees (£5 to £20), school. By Thomas Adès Piano Book Item: $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details.

Description. Powder Her Face book The newly published piano score of Thomas Adès' Concert Paraphrase on Powder Her Face. Additional Information. Series: Faber Edition: Composed by: Howard Goodall: Instrument: Piano: Format: Book: Item Number: Category: Piano Solo.

The chatter about “Powder Her Face,” the British composer Thomas Adès’s debut opera about a real-life sex scandal among the British aristocracy, generally gravitates toward a single. Even the new edition of Kobbe's Opera Book has given its stamp of approval by including a synopsis of Ades' relatively new and somewhat risque opera, Powder Her Face.

Since the appearance of Powder Her Face (the composer's first opera), comparisons to Benjamin Britten have been, perhaps, inevitable.

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Free shipping for many products. Thomas Adès. Powder her Face. 28th and 30th June Other articles where Powder Her Face is discussed: Thomas Adès: His controversial opera Powder Her Face (), about a 20th-century divorce scandal, attracted international attention, as did his large symphonic work Asyla ().

Adès’s subsequent works include The Tempest (), an opera inspired by the Shakespeare play, and In Seven Days (), an orchestral piece accompanied by video. The chamber opera Powder Her Face has acquired a reputation as a “Don Giovanni for the Monica Lewinsky generation”, a tagline of which I was initially quite skeptical.

In college I took a semester-long “Don Giovanni class” that was devoted in its entirety to Mozart’s opera, which inspired countless essays, criticisms, racy productions for both film and the stage, and even a spin 5/5. Create. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business.

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The orchestra in Thomas Adès’s first opera, Powder Her Face, is often like a kind of Greek comments on the action in ways that range from cackling and stomping to seething outrage Author: Michael Dervan. The masterly scandal-based opera Powder her face () of the British music scene's enfant terrible and Grammy and Laurence Olivier award-winner, Thomas Adès, will receive its Greek premiere at the GNO Alternative Stage.

The work is based on the scandalous life of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, who in shocked the English audience with her sexual excesses. ‘Powder Her Face’, New Music Festival: the best in opera and classical music this week From the scandalous opera by Thomas Adès to new work by Crash Ensemble Sat,Author: Michael Dervan.

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