Scene from Phaedra

for soprano (2015/16)

Made possible in part by a generous multi-year award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Scene from Phaedra was initially developed in American Opera Project's Composers & the Voice fellowship program.

First performance: January 24, 2016; Jennifer Cooper-Goode, soprano; Tookah Sapper, soprano (speaking); Mila Henry, piano; American Opera Projects; Brooklyn, New York

Roles: Phaedra, soprano; Strophe, soprano (version premiered is spoken, currently sung)

Orchestration: currently piano; in development

Duration: 10'

Availability - in development

Program Notes

Texts by Sarah Kane