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Fawn draws full house at Scime’s L’Homme et le Ciel preview

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On Friday night at the Ernest Balmer Studio in the Distillery District, FAWN Opera premiered excerpts of Adam Scime’s L’Homme et le Ciel, which has been intensively developed overly a one-week workshop. The venue, sponsored by Tapestry New Opera Works, accommodated a standing-room-only audience for this electro-acoustic chamber opera.

The music in Scime’s L’Homme et le Ciel features use of electronics alongside a chamber ensemble of piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, and percussion and extended techniques. The text draws on the text from a 2nd century early-Christian myth entitled “The Shepherd of Hermas”, which was suggested by his friend Ian Koiter, who is currently a doctoral candidate studying early Christianity. Read on…

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