"The author's on fire"
(Ignus' aria from the opera Pedr Solis)

For countertenor



 

Performed by Doug Dodson with Guerilla Opera

"The author's on fire" - Ignus' aria, from the opera Pedr Solis

After a prophecy of patricide, author/king Pedr Solis has his only son Ignus locked away in a tower upon the child's birth. In this scene, Ignus laments his fate.

Music by Per Bloland 
Libretto by Paul Schick 
Directed by Laine Rettmer