Sarrasine, Scene 3, “Our love is like a diamonded chalice…”

2022

Composer:
Kyle Ukes

Librettist:
Kyle Ukes

Composer website:

Composer contact:
kyleukescomposer@gmail.com

Performance forces:
countertenor, baritone — pno

Length:

Languages:
English

Notes:
Based on a Balzac novella. A Cassanova type artist accidentally falls in love with a castrato mistaking them for a woman. This opera explores idea of gender identity, attraction and cognitive dissonance. This scene is when he falls in love with the castrato.