Friday, January 29, 2010

Opera at the Planetarium

Did anyone else catch the NPR story today on the performance of Hayden's wacky opera Il Mondo Della Luna being performed at a planetarium? It sounded really cool, the basic plot is that these star-crossed lovers convince the dad that they're on the moon in some alternate universe where they can get married. The performance integrates old stock footage from the planetarium's archives that plays about the singer's heads.

This video doesn't seem to do this justice, but it's all I could find:

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