The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel
An Opera in Three Acts

By Thomas Adès, libretto by Tom Cairns Vocal Libretto Item: 12-0571539696
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Adès's third opera, The Exterminating Angel, premiered at the Salzburg Festival in July 2016. Based on Luis Buñuel's surrealist classic El ángel exterminador, the opera sees a collection of society's grandees inexplicably trapped in a room. The libretto, adapted from the original Buñuel-Alcoriza screenplay by the composer together with the director Tom Cairns, brilliantly captures their descent into anarchy. Featuring a jaw-dropping 15 principals (who remain on stage for the majority of the piece), The Exterminating Angel is a true ensemble opera, and the skill with which Adès delineates the many intricacies and undercurrents present over its densely packed span (just under two hours plus interval) is breathtaking.


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Series: Faber Edition
Composed by: Thomas Adès
Instrument: Voice
Format: Libretto
Item Number: 12-0571539696
ISBN 10: 0-571-53969-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-571-53969-7
UPC: 9780571539697

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