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Formidable (2018)

commissioned by Opera Memphis
first performance at Opera Memphis


In FORMIDABLE, a 12-minute pocket opera by Kamala Sankaram and Jerre Dye, a woman comes to town carrying the ashes of her recently deceased father. His dying wish was that his remains be scattered in the Mississippi at Memphis, a place she only knows as the home he left.

SCORING: soprano, mezzo, violin, guitar

The full score for FORMIDABLE: