Comfort Ye | YAMawards Best Opera 2015

A dark, everyday story

  • about 1 year ago

Meet the winners of YAMawards 2015!

The winners of the Young Audiences Music Awards 2015 have been chosen and were announced on September 14th during JMI's YAMsession event at the Mimara Museum in Zagreb, Croatia. The YAMawards honour the best music productions in the world for young audiences.

Comfort Ye is a Music Theatre based on autobiographical texts and songs written by young South African singers that won in the category Best Opera. The authenticity of this work, in particular through the young participants, is breathtaking. They sing and act their own stories – and how. They move with complete assurance on the stage, they perform at an astonishingly high level of excellence and at every moment you can feel their joy both in performance. They are also utterly convincing as a chorus, whether they are signing the gently swinging “Everything’s gonna be all right”, the demanding “Night Chorus” by Milliken, or Handel’s sombre “Thy pleasures, moderation, give".

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