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A Monstrous Affair

Lighting And Video Join Forces To Create Dramatic Environments For The World Premiere Of Grendel

Designing a new opera can be tricky business, especially when considering the short amount of time allotted to purely technical rehearsals on stage, and the frequent complexity of operatic décor. This was certainly the case for the world premiere of Grendel, a new opera by composer Elliot Goldenthal, which made its debut at the Los Angeles Opera in June and was subsequently seen in July at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York City.

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