Time With People, an opera

Good News From The Future, Time With People by Tim Parkinson, 2016; photo: Warren Orchard

Opus 1-4 of composer Tim Parkinson’s instruction-based ‘opera’.

With guests Medi Evans, Eddie Ladd and John Rowley.

(50 minutes)

Time With People (2013) for: 10 performers, objects, audio tracks, 2 electric guitars, drums. Time With People comprises seven sections (which may also be played separately): Opus 1 for 2 soloists (+ 2 audio tracks) – c.10′ Opus 2 for chorus (+ objects) – c.7′ Opus 3 for 2 soloists (+ 4 drums) and chorus (+ objects) – 6′ Opus 4 for tutti with objects – 10-15′ Opus 5 for 2 soloists (+ 2 electric guitars) and chorus (+ 2 audio tracks, 10 headphones, drum kit) – 10-15′ Opus 6 for tutti with objects – c.10-15′ Opus 7&8 for 2 soloists (+ objects) and chorus (+ audio track + objects) – c.8′ (© Tim Parkinson https://www.untitledwebsite.com/works/93)

Good News From The Future, Time With People by Tim Parkinson, 2016; photo: Warren Orchard

Video

GNFTF, Time With People by Tim Parkinson (extract)

Performed:

2016 From Now On festival, Chapter, Cardiff.

Photos: © Warren Orchard; Video: © Heike Roms