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The Puzzle

Metropolitan Opera-director Sarah Meyers reflects on the process of putting the puzzle that is Gallo together.  I inflated a beach ball. I tried on a chicken suit. I mused on the ultimate fate of man. And that was all before the start of rehearsal. We are three days into the rehearsal process for Guerilla Opera’s latest show, […]

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Constructing “Gallo”

We asked composer Ken Ueno to elaborate on some key elements on the structure of his Gallo. Here is what he explained. Structure The structure of the piece is influenced by baroque opera, where different types of music, with a particular kind of function, interweave to create a rational form. Instead of toccatas, ritornellos, recitatives, […]

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