Michel van der Aa’s video opera One has been released on the composer’s Disquiet Media label. Following CDs of Spaces of Blank/Mask/Imprint and Here Trilogy, One is Disquiet’s third release. In addition to a DVD release, One is also available for purchase as a standard and high resolution downloadable Quicktime video and pdf booklet through the Disquiet web store.
One was written in 2002 for the acclaimed soprano Barbara Hannigan, who stars in this recording. Accompanied only by video and an electronic soundtrack, she plays a solitary woman trapped in a cage of real and ‘captured’ time.
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