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Paradis Files The Paradis Files

Tours by decade

2020s - 1 tour

2022 - Graeae Theatre Company
Fully Staged with Orchestra

Tours by location

Music

Errollyn Wallen

Text

Nicola Werenowska

Source - Co-librettist and original idea

Selina Mills

 

Premieres

First Performance:  Leicester (Curve), 8 April, 2022.

First Performance in Scotland:  Perth (Perth Theatre), 28 April 2022.

 

Background

A new chamber opera about a blind, female musician.  Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759-1824) lived in 18th  century Vienna.  She was a pianist, composer and touring musician.  She was a pupil of Saiieri and a friend of Mozart.

The Cast

Alto Gossip
 
Baritone Gossip
 
Doctor 1
 
Doctor 2
 
Doctor 3
 
Gerda
 The Maid
Hilde
 The Baroness von Paradis
Joseph
 The Baron von Paradis
Maria Theresia von Paradis
 
Salieri
 
Soprano Gossip
 
Tenor Gossip
 

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