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Daron Hagen: Bandanna /UNLV Opera Theater and Wind Orchestra

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>Hagen, Daron : Bandanna, opera in 2 acts & a prologue
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Daron Hagen (b. 1961), a graduate of both the Julliard School and the Curtis Institute, has achieved his greatest fame as a composer of art songs. Drawing from the likes of Leonard Bernstein, David Diamond, and Ned Rorem, Hagen's Bandanna is described as fierce as verismo, but wrought with infinite care; a melding of church and cantina and Oxonian declamation. His orchestration might serve as a textbook lesson in economy and clarity. As Hagen himself put it, '(this is) an aggressive, manic, emotionally overwrought, progressive piece of American Opera, equal parts opera, music, and theatre..,'.


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>Hagen, Daron : Bandanna, opera in 2 acts & a prologue
  • Performers: Alfonse Anderson (Tenor); Jennifer Barton (Voice); Ed Corpus (Voice); Lesley DeGroot (Mezzo Soprano); James Demler (Baritone); Lauren Jackson (Violin); Paul Kreider (Baritone); Travis Lewis (Bass Baritone); Scott Noonan (Voice); Margarit Powell (Violin); Brad Repp (Violin); Mark Thomsen (Voice); Darynn Zimmer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Daron Hagen
  • Ensemble: University of Nevada Las Vegas Wind Orchestra
  • Notes: Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV (02/28/2000/02/29/2000)
  • Running Time: 111 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1997-1998