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Damascus : an opera in 3 Acts

by Libby Hathorn and Stephen Lalor (1988)

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Performance by Opera Australia from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 46.

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Work Overview

Set in a boarding house in inner-Sydney, Damascus weaves a love story set amongst urban contemporary life with the Songs of Solomon.

Work Details

Year: 1988

Instrumentation: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, 3 tenors, baritone, bass. Chorus. Small orchestra.

Duration: 45 min.

Difficulty: Medium

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Commission note: Commissioned by The Australian Opera

First performance: by Opera Australia — 2 Nov 90.

Performances of this work

2 Nov 90: featuring Opera Australia.

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