The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1373 Wednesday, 24 August 2005
Date: Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005 14:33:43 -0700
Subject: Four Operas by Shakespeare
I have been invited to read scenes from my book "Four Operas by Shakespeare"
These adaptation are now in rhyming couplets for the composers who are
composing the scores.
The Antony and Cleopatra is completed and can be viewed and heard on my
The Macbeth is being scored in NJ by Gerard Chiusano.
The Othello is being scored in London by Malcolm J Hill of the Royal
Academy of Music.
And the Hamlet now being scored by no less then 3 composers ...who are
all vying for the job.
My readings of the librettos will be taking place in Santa Barbara,
California, on Sept 4th ..Sunday at 100 pm at the Prestages Karpeles
Added to the program will be a short demonstration of literature in
transition...from Plutarch to Shakespeare to Tyburn to Chiusano. If
any one would like to hear the Hamlet they may go to the opera site
tyburnoperas.com and click on the Hamlet link. To hear the work and
read it as it plays.
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