Babyopera is currently planning a new production consisting of two productions

in collaboration with the Norwegian Opera & Ballet with premiere June 4th 2020 in Oslo:

 

Orfeo´s Comfort

The audience is placed in the time of the Baroque period: The musician and singer Orfeo calls out, as he has lost his beloved Euridice. The feeling of loss and grief fills Orfeo. Euridice appears, but all of a sudden, she is gone again. Luckily, she returns and the situation gradually develops into a peekaboo play. The baby opera Orfeo´s Comfort, with music composed by Norwegian Maja S. K. Ratkje, with a fragment of Chr. W. von Gluck´s original aria from the opera Orfeo and Euridice, shows how one can find one another in a world of costumes, dances, and sounds from a long time ago.

 

Concept, libretto and direction: Christina Lindgren

Music, with a fragment from Willibald Gluck´s Orfeo ed Euridice: Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje

Scenography Tormod Lindgren

Costume design: Christina Lindgren

Choreography: Elizabeth Svarstad

Dramaturgy: Svante Aulis Löwenborg

Performers: Silje Aker Johnsen and Elisabeth Holmertz

Production management Babyopera: Camilla Svingen/ Syvmil

 

Co-producers: Babyopera in co-production with The Norwegian Opera & Ballet

Premiere at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet June 4th 2020.

 

 

Amor´s Ease

The audience is placed in the time of the Baroque period: Two persons are dance and play. One of them trips, falls and experiencing a close to overwhelming pain! Her companion help relieving the pain by blowing it away, but as soon as she is recovered, the companion in her turn falls and hurt herself. The companion experiences a close to overwhelming pain! Luckily the first urge to relief the pain. Comical situations can appear. The baby opera Amor´s Ease, with music composed by Eivind Buene, including an original aria by Henry Purcell, shows how pain can be overcome with a little wind and how caring for someone can make a significant difference.

 

Concept, libretto and direction: Christina Lindgren

Music, with a fragment from Henry Purcell´s King Arthur: Eivind Buene

Scenography Tormod Lindgren

Costume design: Christina Lindgren

Choreography: Elizabeth Svarstad

Dramaturgy: Svante Aulis Löwenborg

Performers: Silje Aker Johnsen and Elisabeth Holmertz

Production management Babyopera: Camilla Svingen/ Syvmil

 

Co-producers: Babyopera in co-production with The Norwegian Opera & Ballet

Premiere at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet June 4th 2020.