The Nubian Word For Flowers: A Phantom Opera
by Pauline Oliveros and IONE

New York. November 30. Experiments in Opera in partnership with ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) and the Ministry of MAÅT presents the world premiere of The Nubian Word for Flowers, a Phantom Opera by Pauline Oliveros and IONE.

On Thursday, November 30, a major work that Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016) was in the midst of writing when she passed away will have its world premiere: The Nubian Word for Flowers: A Phantom Opera. In Pauline's honor, Experiments in Opera, ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble), and Pauline's longtime creative partner and spouse IONE came together to complete the piece, which runs 70 minutes. IONE, who wrote the texts and plays the role of The Interviewer, also directs.

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