Friday, April 17, 2009

The Knife Writes A Darwinian Opera

Danish performance artists Hotel Pro Forma have commissioned the Swedish group, The Knife, to write the opera, titled 'Tomorrow in a Year', a creative choice which they state as "experimental and exploratory." The music is written for three singers who come from different backgrounds: electronica pop, classical opera and performance. They are the protagonists of the performance, displaying three ways of experiencing the world. Citing Darwin's perception of time, transformation and the non-linear potentialities of evolution as the inspiration for the work.

Tomorrow, In A Year


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