Yes, love hurts!
And it always did, but today ghosting, anxiety, projection, self-validation and the cowardice of being apparently safe behind a screen just increase that pain.
A&E had it’s digital opening in 2020 at the Tète-á-Tête Opera Festival with a social distance staging that perfectly stressed the character’s feelings of loneliness and isolation.
When Adam meets Eve at the A&E ward of Homerton Hospital it’s love at first radiograph but a sneaky boy will tempt Adam to download a dating app, and that will change everything…
This is the world premiere of the debut opera of the iconoclastic creative tandem Muelas+Ward. A librettist and a composer, a director and a producer who want to make opera for people who are normally scared of opera.
Content Warnings: strong language and sexual references
- Accompanied by string quartet and piano
- Sung in English
“Sensitive, arresting and moving all at once” – Justin Way, Teatro Real
“Clear, direct, engaging and fun story” – Jonathan Dove, composer
“A conceptually stimulating and imaginative piece” – Charles Edwards, director
“Explodes with creativity” – Daniela Tabernig, soprano