Leo Geyer

composer | conductor

Strauss's 

Die Fledermaus 2019

reimagined opera

Libretto by Karl Haffner & Richard Genée with new translation by Jo Turner

 

Commissioned by Baseless Fabric Theatre and first performed in promenade in South West London on the 1st Aug 2019, directed by Jo Turner and conducted by Leo Geyer. 

"Whisked the frothy original into a nimble 50- minute snapshot of modern life" 

The Guardian 

"unqualified success" 

Opera Magazine 

"perfectly formed production" 

The Stage 

Duration

60' 

 

Roles

ROSALINDE soprano
ADELE soprano
EISENSTEIN tenor
FALKE baritone

Scoring

Opera - violin | accordion | bassoon

Moving Music - trumpet in Bb | Horn in F 1 & 2 

 

Programme Note

The second reimagining of the operatic canon by Leo Geyer in collaboration with Joanna Turner and Baseless Fabric Theatre, performed in promenade across the streets of London. Die Fledermaus is comic piece centered around a hilarious practical joke, love triangles, and revenge.

Availability 

This work is not available to hire. Please get in touch to find out more.

Perusal Score

Please note that this music is in copyright and it is illegal to copy or perform from the perusal score. 

Performance History

14th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

13th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

10th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

9th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

8th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

7th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre, Arcola Theatre (Grimeborn Opera Festival) 

6th Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre, Arcola Theatre (Grimeborn Opera Festival) 

3rd Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

2nd Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton 

1st Aug 2019 - Baseless Fabric Theatre at street locations, Merton