A ‘chamber opera’ in three parts for voices, double bass, saxophone, accordion, mandoline, banjoline, harmonica and xylophone.
Contemporary fables about lemmings, praying mantises and coral fish.
Commit suicide by collectively throwing themselves onto a cliff.
Two lemmings try to find out how true they are towards each other and if death can teach them something right before jumping.
Male praying mantises
Are killed by the female after mating.
Two praying mantises are in love with the same female. The one that wins, is also the loser. The lovers try to discourage and encourage each other at the same time.
A female Coral fish
Is locked in a coral for life to make sure her offspring is put into this world safely.
The coral fish has to choose between life in a tomb or life in free waters without ever consummating love.