Michael Nyman | The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1987 TV Opera)
A one-act opera adapted by Michael Morris, music by Michael Nyman, based on author Oliver Sacks’s critically-acclaimed book. Produced and libretto by Christopher Rawlence. First performed at the Inst. of Contemporary Arts, London, Oct. 30, 1986. U.S. Premiere at the American Music Theater Festival, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1987. Performed at Lincoln Center Theater, New York City, July 14, 1988.
Listen to the opera soundtrack, composed by Michael Nyman and featuring the Nashville Opera Orchestra.