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The dinner party : for 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, strings and piano

by Chloe Charody (2011)

dinner party


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The dinner party : from 'The Carnival', a circus opera / music and libretto by Chloe Charody.

Library shelf no. 783.13542/CHA 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

from 'The Carnival' a circus opera:

Act 2, Scene 5 | The Treehouse of Peaches & Pearle

A rather anxious Pixie (wearing rubber gloves, an apron, sporting a statuesque beehive hairdo and clutching an over-sized spatula) accosts the bemused Lucy & an amused Freckle from the balcony of her treehouse nestled inside a giant oak tree.

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, piano & 2 violins, double bass. Includes sound effects.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

First performance: by Allegra Giagu, Martha O'Hara, Sonja Schebeck, Lisa Chou — Fliegende Bauten, Hamburg

This scene 'The Dinner Party' consists of 2 songs. 1. 'Roasting! Cooking!' and 2. 'First World Misfortune' In the opera, the songs appear in sequence, however they are able to be performed as 2 separate works.


The dinner party (highlights)

Performances of this work

Unknown date: Fliegende Bauten, Hamburg. Featuring Allegra Giagu, Martha O'Hara, Sonja Schebeck, Lisa Chou.

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