Essays by Roger Brunyate*

These essays were published in the issue of Peabody News immediately preceding the production in question. The dates below refer to the production, not the essay.

*Except where asterisked

Flirting with Mozart:
The Fascination of Mozartís Seraglio.
Essay by Garnett Bruce
Abduction… Seraglio*
February, 2004
Contrasting Masks: 
ALBERT HERRING and PETER GRIMES
Albert Herring
November, 2002
A Distant Nightingale: Music in The Alien Corn
The Alien Corn
World Premiere, March 2005

 
 

More than Cabaret: 
BERLIN/MUNICH double bill at Theatre Project
Berlin/Munich
January, 2003
Schoolboy Prank or Social Comment? 
The CANDIDE kaleidoscope
Candide
March, 2003
The Allure of Carmen
La tragédie de Carmen
January, 2002

 
 

A Different Cinderella
Cendrillon
November, 2004
Assembling LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN.
Program note by Garnett Bruce
Les contes d'Hoffmann*
March, 2007
Who Marries Whom? 
Alternative endings to COSI FAN TUTTE
Così fan Tutte
March, 2002

 
 

Restoring a Hit: 
a new edition of Cavalli's EGISTO
Egisto
February, 2000
The Resurrection of Falstaff
Falstaff
November,2005
Handel's Heroes... Handel's Ladies
Handel’s Heroes
April, 2005

 
 

Welcome to the Hotel Eden
Hotel Eden
April–May, 2005
Three Smiles for Sondheim
A Little Night Music
March, 2006
The Emergence of Manon
Manon
November, 2000

 
 

An Eclectic DREAM
A Midsummer… Dream
March, 2001
Mozart's Pastoral: 
escape and acceptance in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Le nozze di Figaro
November, 2006
Back to the Source: 
exploring the ORDO VIRTUTUM
Ordo Virtutum
November, 1998

 
 

A Ritual of Music: 
Monteverdi's ORFEO at the BMA
Orfeo
March, 2003
Miniature Masterpieces 
from the Dawn of Opera
Pastorale & Masque
February, 2006
See, Time is Yours! 
THE RAKE'S PROGRESS and the Game of Time
The Rake’s Progress
November, 1999

 
 

The Music of Reconciliation:
THE REUNION and PERLIMPLIN
Reunion/Perlimplín
February, 2004
Essay pending publication
Threepenny Opera
March–April, 2004
A Feminist Far from Grimm:
Anne Sexton and her TRANSFORMATIONS
Transformations
April–May, 1999

 
 

To Other Worlds:
Puccini's TRITTICO and the armchair traveler
Il Trittico
November, 2003
The Tangle that is Italy: 
the setting of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD
Where Angels Fear…
World Premiere, February 1999
Ten Years On:
a return to WITH BLOOD, WITH INK.
Essay by Peter M. Krask
With Blood, With Ink*
1993 and 2000

 
 

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