Heart of Darkness Opera

Composer Tarik O’Regan has written a chamber opera based on Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness. Here is a video interview in which the composer discusses the process of creating the opera. This clip contains a spoiler, so be sure to finish the book before you watch it.
The book shown above is a collection of Conrad’s writings including the E2.4 focus text, Heart of Darkness. We have not yet reviewed the other material included in this collection.

Opera website: http://www.heartofdarknessopera.com

As a counterpoint, here is an informal student produced musical, based on the same story. It appears to have been filmed in a suburban backyard, with few props, and minimal, informal singing.

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