Concert: Manchester Contemporary Youth Opera
- Fri 08 Sep 2017
- 5:30 pm
Manchester Contempory Youth Opera presents the premiere of five brand new short operas written by MYCO composers, performed by MCYO Singers, and directed by Emma Doherty.
From video games to refugees, Russian fairytales to the Italian Mafia, MYCO will take you on a whirlwind tour of intrigue, deciet and heartbreak.
Manchester Contemporary Youth Opera is a summer course for singers, composers, and instrumentalists. Each year, new operas are written and staged following an intensive two-week course. The company is led by the participants with support from professional mentors in the areas of movement, character, voice, composition, and contemporary music performance.
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Music by James Keirle
Libretto by James and Sarah Keirle
Music by Sophie Sully
Libretto by Georgia Affonso
CALL OF DUTY
Music by Jingyu Chen
Libretto by Hilary Robinson
Music by Edgar Divver
Libretto by Aaron Lembo
THE EPHEMERAL LEGEND OF THE MADMAN’S HANDKERCHIEF: EPISODE 1
Music and Libretto by Louis Ashton
There are three performances, each running 1 hour approx, at 1pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Click here for tickets for all three showings.