Wallen unveils two new operas in April

Errollyn Wallen unveils two new operas in April

This month sees the premieres in London and Chicago of two operas by Errollyn Wallen. Both set in the 18th century, The Paradis Files tells the story of blind composer, Maria-Theresia von Paradis, and Quamino’s Map of man freed from slavery who struggles to make his way in London society. Graeae Theatre Company gives the premiere of The Paradis Files at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on 13 April. Quamino’s Map, written for Chicago Opera Theater, receives the first of three performances on 23 April.

Saleem Khan