Shaw Goes Wilde: Nightingale and the Rose
Pegasus Opera Company presents the UK Premier of two one-act operas by Philip Hagemann based on Bernard Shaw’s ‘The Music Cure’ & Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’.
The Nightingale and the Rose A student has fallen in love with a young maiden who demands he shows his feelings by giving her a red rose. Unable to find one, a nightingale offers to make a red rose for him. Wilde’s bittersweet tale is adopted by New York based Composer and conductor, Philip Hagemann.