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Reviews are in for “Beowulf”

Photo by Liz Linder Photography   “Brian Church sang handsomely and acted compassionately… clarinetist Amy Advocat, saxophonist Philipp A. Stäudlin, percussionist Mike Williams, and violinist Lilit Hartunian played with passion and assurance…” Steve Smith, The Boston Globe “…a contemporary tale, yoked to the past with one simple word — a name….relentlessly inventive…an inspired authorial stroke.” […]

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Hannah Lash updates ‘Beowulf’ for Guerilla Opera

By David Weininger  l  GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  l  MAY 19, 2016 What is a hero? That is the simple yet vast question at the heart of Hannah Lash’s “Beowulf,” which Guerilla Opera will premiere on Friday. Less an updating than a reimagining of the Old English legend, the opera discards the poem’s noble, self-assured protagonist and […]

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Beowulf: a surgical theatre experience

As I sit here alone in the audience, waiting for the rest of my colleagues to come, I wonder about the things that brought us to creating Beowulf. Over the years, I have had the pleasure of designing and producing twelve operas with Guerilla Opera and I feel very privileged to get to work in […]

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