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|Year of Composition||2020|
|Categories (all composers)||Opera|
Music by Aleksandra Vrebalov.
Libretto by Deborah Brevoort.
Commissioned by the Glimmerglass Opera Festival.
To be premiered in the summer of 2021. Stage direction Alison Moritz, Music direction Lidiya Yankovskaya.
A group of military wives, whose husbands are fighting in Fallujah, gather together because of rumors about a possible incident on the war front. As the women await word about what has taken place, a young Army officer drives across the western plains to deliver them the news. A one-act opera for three soloists and a chorus, The Knock takes the audience into the lives of America’s military spouses, a group not yet seen on the opera stage.