Der Tribun (2016)
Collaboration: opera. (30 mins)
Muricio Kagel’s satire on totalitarianism with actor Simon Callow and Red Note Ensemble; script adapted by Paul Michael Henry.
Commissioned for Sound Festival, Der Tribun saw Simon Callow deliver Paul Michael Henry’s rewriting of the text for Der Tribun with an orchestral ensemble. The piece is a foulmouthed satire on demagogues and wannabes from Berlusconi to Mussolini to Trump to Farage. A five-star review from the Scotsman can be found here.
Performed at Aberdeen Music Hall for Sound Festival, 2016.