Alejandro Vinao - The Baghdad Monologue

Alejandro Viñao

The Baghdad Monologue

Abstract:
The Baghdad Monologue is a music-theater composition for soprano and computer. The spoken part of the text fits in a rhythmic structure provided by the electro-acoustic score which consists of a rich and complex pallet of sounds. The text explores very old political situations that repeat it self throughout the ages: the intervention of the powerful to ‘liberate’ the weak. The focus is on the personal experience of a woman who received this kind of intervention.

Biography:
Alejandro Viñao has received a number of international prizes and awards. His music has been played and broadcast world-wide and has been featured in international festivals received commissions from various performing groups and institution.