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New Song: Two Of A Kind (Reprise)

Audio-128Sometimes magic just happens!

As promised, last evening, we recorded the vocals for the song ‘Two of a Kind (Reprise)’ from The Mapmaker’s Opera.  As with all previous songs for the character of Sofia Duarte so far recorded, we were delighted to have Maddie Featherby return to sing this duet.

Her partner (in the role of Diego Clemente) in this song, from Act II, is one of my most favourite Australian musical theatre talents: Adrian Li Donni.  Adrian makes his debut in 2014 with Opera Australia’s production of The King and I in the role of Lun Tha.  I’ve worked with Adrian before, so it comes as no surprise whatsoever to me that the rest of Australia is starting to wake up to this young man’s music and acting gifts.

In advance of the session, I was wondering what these two supremely gifted artists would sound like together? Continue Reading →

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The Second Promo Video (When He Looked At Me)

Actually, this has been done for awhile, but we’ve been so busy ramping up getting more and more music written for The Mapmaker’s Opera at both CAP21 in New York and here at Goodspeed Opera, that posting this has ended up taking a back seat.  I would never have thought that could happen on this project, since it’s always been a priority, a joy (and relief) when we break the back on something that we can shout out about.

The wonderful Director, Walter Dobrowolski, has taken a matching approach to the first promo video released on this project (Under Her Spell), so it is a good idea to go and check that one out first, and then watch this one. Continue Reading →

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