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Watch Party: Chrononhotonthologos

Presented by Guerilla Opera at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 14 2021
Watch Party: Chrononhotonthologos

Chrononhotonthologos is a world premiere opera commissioned by Guerilla Opera. A king, a queen and…an upside down army? Guerilla Opera gets wild in this period parody attacking the amorality and depravity of the rich, privileged, and powerful.

This world premiere opera commissioned by Guerilla Opera in 2017 takes its libretto from the absurdist, satirical play by Henry Carey (1734). An example of English nonsense verse, it uses nonsense words as substitutes to perhaps mock public figures of its era as well as the high theater from which it takes its form. It parodies the high-blown style of revenge tragedies and operatic libretti, while attacking the amorality and depravity of the rich, privileged, and powerful. It is sung in English

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