Libretto: Caitlin Vincent
Premiere: Megan Ihnen, mezzo-soprano, Fifth House Ensemble
Duration: twenty minutes
Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, actor, flute, violin, violoncello, piano
A (melo)dramatic scene for mezzo-soprano, actor, and chamber ensemble
REBECCA MANCHESTER (mezzo soprano): A wealthy socialite and amateur opera singer. Becomes increasingly drunk and increasingly unstable over the course of the piece.
THE BUTLER (non-singing actor): The epitome of stoicism, unfailingly loyal to his mistress.