OPERA

Eos:  The Dream of Nicholas Flood Davin (1990)  100 min.  A Three act opera scored  for six main roles, chorus and minor roles, and chamber orchestra.  Commissioned by the Prairie Opera,  premiered in Regina on  January, 1991,  and performed again in Saskatoon in May for 7 performances in all.  Recorded by CBC for a 3 hour broadcast special. Remounted in 2003 as part of the Centennial Celebrations for the City of Regina. DVD of the performance available on request.  CMC This is a scene of a political rally from Act 2 . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtXwLKHh8MA

The Garden of Alice (1983) 110 min.  A two-act opera based on Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, scored for 2 percussionists, piano, and 9 singers.  Premiered at the Globe Theatre with Tracy Dahl as Alice  in 1985, directed by Ken Kramer, for 17 performances.  Recorded by CBC. The opera has since been rescored for chamber orchestra and filmed by the Pacific Opera Victoria. Contact E Raum for information.

The Garden of Alice  (1983)  concert version of  the above, scored for four singers SATB, Narrator, 2 percussionists, and piano. The opera has since been scored for chamber orchestra. Premiere, in 1984 at the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina. Contact E. Raum for information.

The Final Bid  (1980)  40 min.  One-act opera with chamber orchestra accompaniment or piano reduction.  Premiere at the University of Regina and recorded by CBC. CMC.

A Time of Trouble (2015) 120 minutes commissioned by the Maritime Concert Opera with the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council, with librettist, Rex Deverell,  Workshopped by the Maritime Concert Opera, October, 23 & 24, 2015. Premiere by Opera Nova Scotia Dec. 15, 2016. If interested, there is an archival Youtube recording. Contact Elizabeth Raum.