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 News Classical 01/09/2017

America's Best Kept Classical Secret, Roger Rudenstein, Reveals His Epic X-Rated Opera To A European Audience

America's Best Kept Classical Secret, Roger Rudenstein, Reveals His Epic X-Rated Opera To A European Audience


New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Based in New Hampshire, Roger Rudenstein has very effectively mounted a concerted feather-ruffling campaign. As one of the busiest composers of operas currently active, Roger has already very firmly nailed his colours to the mast, with full-length satirical works including "The Devil and George Bush" and "The Rise & Fall of Ronald P. Glumph", a not-so thinly veiled Faustian opera based on the current President of the United States of America.

Though his satirical expressions through classical music have garnered him rave reviews from the likes of The New York Times and over 100,000 streams on Soundcloud, this is far from Roger's only output. Having worked alongside luminaries such as the renowned clarinettist, Richard Stoltzman, he has written a raft of compositions for both solo instruments and orchestra, including symphonies, concertos and chamber pieces, not to mention 29 full-length piano sonatas.

Having made his name in America, Roger is now ready to announce himself on the European stage with his Herculean operatic interpretation of James Joyce's "Ulysses". Translating a 732 page literary epic into a two and a half hour opera might seem an impossible task but Roger has achieved this whilst staying true to every X-rated avenue of the text! Using the actual text from Joyce rather than his own interpretation, Roger has composed the score to fit around leitmotifs which reflect the rhythm and cadence of the characters speech and internal monologues; he has also kept the elements which make Ulysses so raucously hilarious in some parts, yet tragic in others

Taking ten years to create, Roger has recorded his magnum opus using professional singers from the Boston area and is now looking to have the opera performed in Europe, where there is still huge interest in Joyce's epic novel, as well as being where the beating heart of Roger's music lies. With influences including Schubert, Stravinsky, Beethoven and Richard Strauss, Roger is ready to continue his quest to bring his incisive, European-influenced operas to a new, deserving audience.

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