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Peter Ash, Donald Sturrock - The Golden Ticket mp3
Performer: Peter Ash, Donald Sturrock
Title: The Golden Ticket
Released: 2012
Label: Albany Records
Country: US
Style: Opera, Contemporary
Catalog #: TROY1381/82
Genre: Classical
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 578
Formats: 2 × CD
FLAC size: 1418 mb
MP3 size: 1217 mb

Tracklist

1Act Two61:58
2The Golden Ticket
3Act One55:48

Credits

  • Libretto ByDonald Sturrock
  • Music ByPeter Ash

Notes

A New Opera Based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Recorded Live at The Atlanta Opera - March 2012

Includes booklet with libretto

Album

The Golden Ticket is an opera based on Roald Dahls classic book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by the contemporary American composer Peter Ash, with a libretto by Donald Sturrock. The Golden Ticket was commissioned by American Lyric Theater, Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director and Felicity Dahl. It premiered at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis on June 13, 2010 in a co-production between OTSL, Irelands Wexford Festival Opera, and American Lyric Theater. Composer Peter Ash sits down with librettist Donald Sturrock to discuss the musical inspiration behind The Golden Ticket: DONALD How did you respond to the dramatic structure of the piece PETER When I looked at the libretto I realized that the First Act needed to be a complete shape, like a spring winding up, until Wonka arrives, where the spring must uncoil spectacularly. Ash resides in London where he is Artistic Director of the London Schools Symphony Orchestra. He has led the orchestra for more than 10 years and has taken it on tour all over Europe, as well as to Turkey and Japan. Album Themes. Peter Ash. Peter Ash: The Golden Ticket. Composer, Conductor, Primary Artist. Atlanta Opera Chorus. Donald Sturrock. Golden Ticket is a new and exciting opere which is just about to do its premier in USA and it will then be staged in Ireland, October this Album. Label: Albany Records Catalog No: ALB 138182 Format: CD Release Date: 2012-12-11 Number of Discs: 2 UPC Code: 034061138129. FreeFreight Is Available. The seeds for The Golden Ticket were planted in 1997 when librettist Donald Sturrock and composer Peter Ash listened to some songs for a proposed new musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Ash's reaction was that it needed to be an opera and they embarked on a long journey that culminated in The Golden Ticket. The Golden Ticket is being written by Peter Ash and Donald Sturrock. The opera was commissioned by American Lyric Theater and Felicity Dahl. The Golden Ticket will receive its world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in June 2010, in a wonkalicious production directed by James Robinson, with costumes by Martin Pakledinaz, sets Bruno Schwengl by and projections by Wendall Harrington. The Golden Ticket, by composer Peter Ash and librettist Donald Sturrock, does Willy Wonka & Co. There aren't that many new operas designed to make the audience laugh out loud. does just that and with honest, sweet humor combining ingenious music that neatly parodies assorted operatic clichés and a clever libretto that has fun with Dahl's delicious morality play. Louis Post Dispatch Donald Sturrock's libretto captures the wit, wizardry and wonder of Dahl's story about five children who gain access to the legendary Willy Wonka s con. The Golden Ticket is an English-language opera by Peter Ash music and Donald Sturrock libretto based on the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factorynote& . Extracts of the LA Children's Chorus Performance of Keepers of the Night

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