Comic opera in one act on the subject of Rossini's visit to
Beethoven in Vienna in 1822.
4 singers: Rossini (high soprano) Housekeeper (mezzo-sorano) Wagner (tenor) Beethoven (bass). Accomp. ensemble: 9 players. Libretto Maureen Thomas. Length 45 minutes. Standard: professional. No impro. Pub: Dazzle Music.
Opera in 3 short acts, based on the Victorian melodrama of the same
5 singers: Mathias (tenor) Catherine/President (mezzo-soprano) Annette/mesmerist (soprano) Christian (baritone) Walter/Clerk (bass-baritone) plus 2 small spoken roles. Accomp. ensemble 3 players and electronics. Libretto Stephen Langridge & Daryl Runswick, after Leopold Lewis. Length 1 hour 45 minutes. Standard: professional. No impro. Pub: Dazzle Music.
Youth rock opera in one act on the subjecy of a songwriting contest.
Company piece with 16 short solos. Accomp. ensemble rock group and/or pre-recorded backing. Libretto Maureen Thomas. Length 1 hour. Standard: youth choir. No impro. Pub: Faber Music Ltd.
Children's write-your-own opera in 8 scenes. The story is the quest
for a birthday cake for the children's music teacher, who turns out
to be The Wizard.
Opening and closing scenes by DR exist, and storylines for the rest. The children create the 6 intervening scenes themselves.
1 adult singer (male or female) and 6 groups of children (10 plus in each group). Piano accompaniment. Libretto of existing sections Daryl Runswick. Length anything from 45 minutes upwards. Standard: easy. Pub: Faber Music Ltd.