Hongongalongalo

an opera without words

George Higgs

Year

2004


Duration

90'


Instrumentation

soprano (2), alto (2) - horn, fluegelhorn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion (3), guitar, violin (2), viola, violoncello


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Premiere

Dublin, Ireland, Belvedere College, O'Reilly Theatre, ESB Dublin Fringe Festival, 27 September 2004: Linda Buckley, soprano / Helen Byrne, soprano / Lindsey Dempsey, soprano / Sue Brady, soprano / Eithne Cunningham, alto / Chiara Browne, alto / Frances Mitchell, alto / Carole O'Connor, alto / Linda O'Connor, violin / David O'Leary, violin / Karen Dervin, viola / Catherine Farrell, violoncello / Colm MacAthlaoich, trumpet / Bill Blackmoore, fluegelhorn / Robert Fagan, horn / Hugh Lyton, trombone / John Cooper, tuba / Simon Cullen, guitar / Patrice Keegan, organ / Damien Ryan, percussion / Michael Maloney, percussion / Cormac O'Halloran, turntables / David Darcy (cond.)


Source

composer homepage; CMC Ireland website;