Fahrenheit 451, the Opera

How about a German opera of Fahrenheit 451? The performance begins at the 1:30 mark in this 8:40 compliation of video excerpts from Brenton Broadstock’s musical adaptation of the famous novel by Ray Bradbury.

I thought the vocals were generally good. In fact, a radio broadcast might have been superior to a YouTube video in this case because of the minimalistic set design, and the unfortunate choice to make the firemen’s helmets resemble the one worn by Dark Helmet in Spaceballs.

[Thanks to John King Tarpinian for the story.]

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