Opera

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1985)

For SATB soli and piano (50')
Libretto: Doris L. Kosloff
Commissioned by Connecticut Opera, funded through a grant from the Connecticut Council on the Arts
Publisher: Subito Music Corp.
First Performances: January 1986; more than fifty performances by Connecticut Opera during 1985-86 and 1986-7 seasons
Other Performances: Eugene Opera; After-Dinner Opera - Lincoln Center

"The scanty library of children's opera has been enriched by a new composition, that was given its premiere last Sunday to a sold-out audience of delighted toddlers and enchanted parents. Goldilocks is the child of a well-established composer, Judith Lang Zaimont...she stays in the mainstream of musical tradition and writes directly to the very young, who respond readily and warmly. The opera was superb. More than that it is a significant contribution to the survival of the species: it reaches the pre-11 audience and shows us that opera is to be enjoyed."
-- Farmington Valley Herald


 

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