Opera in three acts (2010)
Music and libretto by Daniel Catán
based on the story by Antonio Skármeta
and the film by Michael Radford
Conductor: Jeus López-Cobos
Director: Ron Daniels
With Placido Domingo, Israel Lozano u.a.
Wiener Symphonie Orchester
Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in theatre, dance and opera. Her recent work in opera includes Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera, directed by David McVicar, and the Wooster Group’s version of Cavalli’s La Didone. Her recent work in dance includes Balanchine’s Jewels for the Royal Ballet, Trisha Brown’s O Composite for the Paris Opera Ballet and Paul Taylor’s Beloved Renegade at City Center in New York. In theatre her recent work includes Sophocles’ Oedipus the King directed by John Sipes at the Clarence Brown Theatre in Tennessee and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie directed by Gordon Edelstein at the Mark Taper Forum. Ms. Tipton teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama. She received the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in 2001, the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003 and in April 2004 the Mayor's Award for Arts and Culture in New York City. In 2008 she became a MacArthur Fellow and the United States Artist "Gracie" Fellow.