Music by Jake Landau
Libretto by Jake Landau and Andrea DelGiudice
Written in English.
Premiered onstage 2021 at The Narnia Festival in Narni, Italy, conducted by the composer. Commissioned as part of Landau's Composer-in-Residency.
American premiere September 2022 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center.
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Editor and Cinematographer Jacob Maximillian Baron
Director Andrea DelGiudice
Starring Devony Smith Claire Leyden
Sishel Claverie Alexia Bigari
Stacey Canterbury Jordan Weatherson Pitts
Erik Van Heyningen Erin Kennedy
Kristina Shafranski Kayla Faccilongo
Christine Duncan Melanie Long
Program for the filmed reading.
Trailer for the filmed reading.
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Pietà was written for the Narnia Festival's 2020 season to be paired with Puccini's Suor Angelica.
Version 1: c. 90 minutes (evening-length)
Version 2: c. 60 minutes (for performance with Suor Angelica)
Full orchestra (the same forces as Suor Angelica)
For additional information on this project, contact Kathy Olsen at Encompass Arts Management.