Cathy Milliken


Projects // Opera


  • Ludwig im Wald

    A staged opera for choir, actor, csoprano, piano, cello, e-guitar, percussion. It is musically based around the 6th Symphony of Beethoven but opens to become a somewhat satirical comment on climate change. But is also a heartfelt appell to help save our (and Ludwig's) "Wald" (forest). Premiere 5.6.20 at Dresden Central for the Dresdner Festspiele 2020.


  • GAACH - a kind of Folk Opera

    A participative opera. A commission by M√ľnchener 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.


  • Haus aus Stimmen

    A radio play and Chamber Opera with Libretto by Silke Scheuermann Music by Milliken, Wiesner A production of Radio Days, ZKM, Karlsruhe 8-9.11.2007 Kubus, ZKM Karlsruhe


  • Seven Attempted Escapes from Silence

    (Nr 6. Walls and Mirrors.) A chamber opera in seven parts with Libretto by Jonathan Safran Foer A production by the Staatsoper Berlin 4/17/19/21/25/27/30.9.2005 Magazine, Staatsoper, Berlin

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