Compositions // Opera
An opera for Chamber Opera, Sydney and Ensemble Offspring.
CONNECT - a commission from Ensemble Modern, London Sinfonietta, ASKO and Porto Remix Ensemble.
- ACH! Fast eine Funkoper
A collaborative work commissioned by the Münchener Biennale for Musik und Theater. Including 80 residents of Munich, Volkshochschule Munich, soloist musicians, actor and soprano Jessica Aszodi. Composers and directors: Cathy Milliken, Dietmar Wiesner, Robyn Schulkowsky. Premiere 24.5.20 Schwerer Reiter Munich as part of the Biennale, Munich.
- Opera of Objects.
for oboe, percussion, piano, objects and voices. A collaborative work by Erik Griswold, Cathy Milliken and Vanessa Tomlinson. Text by Craig Foltz. Premiere 9.11.2018
- Romeo's Passion
for 2 sopranos, 2 tenors, oboe, violin, piano. A musical-theatrical work for five singers, oboe, violin and piano. Premiere at the Hillbrow Theatre, Johannesburg and produced by UMCULO.org/Shirley Apthorp.
- GAACH - a kind of Folk Opera
A participative opera. A commission by Münchener Biennale 2016, to Cathy Milliken, Robyn Schulkowsky, Dietmar Wiesner and 200 Participants. Premiere in the Foyer of the Gasteig Philharmonic Hall on the 5.6.2016
- Comfort Ye
An opera based on stories, texts and songs by young South African singers. Composition- Georg Friedrich Handel, Cathy Milliken, Bloekombos Secondary School Choir. Directed by Robert Lehmeier. Produced by Umculo Festival/Shirley Apthorpe Director.
- "Seven Attempted Escapes from Silence: Windows and Mirrors"
Chamber opera, libretto: Jonathan Safran Foer Small orchestra Berliner Staatsoper
- Mother tongue (Muttersprache)
for speaker, soprano, baritone, violin, cello, piano, percussion and tape. Based on poems and prose by Rosa Ausländer. State Theatre Darmstadt; tape realised at ZKM studios, Karlsruhe.