Matt Frey: One-Eleven Heavy - A Chamber Opera (CD)
A CHAMBER OPERA
Hotel Elefant | David Bloom Conductor
Jenny Ribeiro soprano
Karim Sulayman tenor
On September 2, 1998, 229 passengers and crew members lost their lives when Swissair Flight 111 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Nova Scotia. Composer Matt Frey, who identified with the Swissair tragedy due to his own brush with a plane malfunction, explores the human relationship to air travel while also commemorating the lives lost in the chamber opera ONE-ELEVEN HEAVY.