Magdalene : a ballet opera
by Chloe Charody and Malcolm Rock (2010)
Also known as: In defence of beauty
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Library shelf no. 782.14/CHA 1 [Available for loan]
'Magdalene', an opera ballet composed in collaboration with Malcolm Rock (libretto) and Remi Wortmeyer (choreography), tells the story of two soldiers on Calvary, at the foot of the cross, competing for the affections of the grieving Mary Magdalene.The ballet-opera was premiered 27th March 2011 by The Dutch National Opera at The Muziektheatre in Amsterdam, with its screen debut at The International Cindeans Film Festival in Amsterdam in 2011.
Instrumentation: Piano, violin, baritone.
Duration: 13 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by The Dutch National Ballet
First performance: by Dutch National Ballet — 27 Mar 11. Muziektheatre, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Magdalene, by Chloe Charody
Performances of this work
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