Turbulence - or, ‘the underlying forces usually hidden’- an Opera in three scenes by Juliana Hodkinson (2013). Libretto by Cynthia Troup.
For soprano voice with electronic pocket piano* and groovebox*, young female actor with hand-held microphone and shortwave radio, vintage fans, audio samples (*may be redistributed to off-stage player or sound desk).
The libretto and score for Turbulence were commissioned by Chamber Made Opera in 2012. Turbulence was first performed by Deborah Kayser (soprano) and Anneli Bjorasen (actor), and directed by David Young, with sound design in performance by Jethro Woodward — the premiere season opened in Melbourne on 3 October 2013, as part of Chamber Made Opera’s Living Room Opera series.