Chamber Opera,

duration: 24′
commissioned by Helios Collective, through the Formations Scheme for young opera-makers.

Libretto: Dominic Grove, Daniel Chappell
Composer: Daniel Lee Chappell
Director: Cecilia Stinton
Conductor: Noah Mosely

Original Cast:
Io: Letitia Perry (Soprano)
Zeus: Aaron O’Hare (Baritone)
Stella: Lucilla Graham (Mezzo-Soprano)
Theodore: Antoine Salmon (Bass-Baritone)

Instrumentation: Fl(=picc), Cl, Vln, Vc, Pno

Premiered at the Arts Theatre, Leicester Square, 13/11/15

Composed as part of the Formations scheme, run by Helios Collective, this was the product of intense collaboration with librettist Dominic Grove and rehearsal/workshop process with artistic directors Ella Marchment, and Noah Mosely. These workshops were hosted at Above the Arts (Arts Theatre), and run by leading figures including Kaspar Holten, Bettina Bartz, Stephen Unwin, Stephen Barlow, David Parry, and Robert Saxton.