In an effort to keep everyone informed, I thought I’d write about the problems I’m experiencing in making a new song for Diego and Sofia in Act II work the way it should work.
Picture this: we are in the aviary of Don Victor Blanco. Diego has snuck away from the Blanco Ball in an effort to finally secure the two passenger pigeons for his Patron (Edward Nelson). Unbeknownst to him, both Sofia and Don Victor’s son, Carlos, have followed him separately into the aviary. It is a remarkable and beautiful scene in The Mapmaker’s Opera novel as well by Béa Gonzalez. Continue Reading →