Canadian premiere of composer Joby Talbot and librettist
Gene Scheer's Everest, the tale of a mountain expedition gone wrong.
Echo Of Light is due to gallop this morning while dual Group One winner Librettist
has successfully come through his final piece of work before heading out to America.
The HRA's Disciplinary Panel decided that Heffernan "was not trying to act as a spoiler, but he did deliberately take a line which had the effect of materially interfering with Librettist
, though this did not spoil the latter's chances".
Heffernan was handed a 14-day suspension for improper riding after the stewards ruled he had caused deliberate interference to Librettist
, who faded into sixth.
The long shot was hassled first by Killybegs and then by Frankie Dettori's mount Librettist
, with O'Brien's other representative Ivan Denisovich also battling for the lead in the first half of the race.
FRANKIE DETTORI can celebrate the 10 th anniversary of his 'Magnificent Seven' by driving LIBRETTIST
to victory in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (4.20).
boasts the strongest claims for today's showpiece race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.
Doctor Atomic * (San Francisco Opera, San Francisco): Composer John Adams and librettist
Peter Sellars team on an operatic exploration of the life and fateful creation of A-bomb inventor J.
His wife of 62 years Iola Whitlock Brubeck usually collaborates as his librettist
Griffin; composer-lyricists Brenda Russell, Allee brettist and Stephen Bray; librettist
Marsha Norman; choreographer Ken Roberson; musical director Linda Twine; set designer John Lee Beatty; lighting designer Brian MacDevitt; costume designer Paul Tazewell; and sound designer Jon Weston.
NAMES LIKE FEUCHTWANGER, Werfel, and Seghers probably won't ring many bells today, but in the 1930s and `40s a long list of German playwrights, poets, and novelists were household names in America: Not just Thomas Mann, Nobel Prizewinning author of Magic Mountain, and Bertolt Brecht, librettist
of The Three Penny Opera, endure today, but dozens of others who time has forgotten, including Anna Seghers, Franz Werfel, and Lion Feuchtwanger.
Chapters 4, 5, and 6 are concerned respectively with three key figures in opera production: the librettist
, composer, and singer.
's dream, this, and so it was that in the nineteenth century, when the memory of virtually all the composer's contemporaries was as dead as they were, no less than six operas brought his story to the stage.
American playwright and librettist
perhaps best known for his witty and articulate librettos, on which he collaborated with such notables as P.G.
The opera's librettist
is playwright David Henry Hwang, author of the provocative Broadway hit "M.