• Julian Philips
  • Save the Diva (2011)
    (a street opera)

  • Peters Edition Limited (World)
  • performer,S,Bar + tbn/acn
  • Performer, Soprano, Baritone
  • 15 min

Programme Note

Save the Diva (2011)
A street opera

Music: Julian Philips
Libretto: Simon Christmas
Concept: Simon Christmas, Sasha Milavic Davies, Julian Phillips 

Dramatis personae
Hildegard von Schwarzknacker (soprano) – dressed in full Valkyrie gear
Antonio Colostomucci (bass) – in frock coat, much make-up, elaborate wig
Clown – dressed in ill-fitting servant uniform (e.g. bellboy uniform) – referred to as ‘he’ throughout, for grammatical ease, but may be of either gender
Buskers (accordionist & trombonist) – dressed in whatever gear they would busk in