Poet Denise Newman on writing the libretto

“Pandora’s Gift” is the sixth libretto I’ve written for Mark Winges and by far, the most ambitious. We’ve had a clear and efficient collaborative process from the start. We typically begin by discussing the thematic focus and general structure of a piece, and then I...

Composer Mark Winges talks about the genesis of Pandora’s Gift

I thought I would trace the artistic background of Pandora’s Gift (to the best of my recollection, anyway) and offer some comments along the way. It is difficult to talk about something that is in progress, especially early on, when a work only exists as a set...

Pandora’s Gift

We’re starting a blog to document the making of Pandora’s Gift, a major new performance art piece that will achaten-suisse.com be the cornerstone of Volti’s 2014-2015 season.   Periodically one of the collaborators will chime in here with news about some aspect of the...

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