Nathaniel will perform as the Elephant in the US Premiere of Richard Ayres’s chamber opera, The Cricket Recovers (2005), as part of the Tanglewood Music Center’s annual Festival of Contemporary Music. The production will be conducted by Thomas Adès.
The Cricket Recovers is based on an award-winning collection of children’s stories by Dutch author Toon Tellgen, adapted by librettist Rozalie Hirs. The story presents an array of animal protagonists overcoming everyday human struggles, with the orchestra depicting the surrounding forest.
Tickets available February 10.