A 20-minute chamber opera

Premiered April 28-30, 2016 at Campbell House
Presented by Opera Peepshow

Boots invites you into a boudoir full of guilty pleasures — starring singer Christine Duncan and her precious footwear. Accompanied by percussionist Jean Martin, Christine presents a cast of more than thirty pairs of boots, procured over the last decade from secondhand stores, online auctions and retail outlets. She adds to her obsessive collection weekly. When will it stop?

Composer and Musical Director: Juliet Palmer
Dramaturge: Baņuta Rubess
Performers: Jean Martin & Christine Duncan
Lyrics: Emily Dickinson and Gertrude Stein with additional found and verbatim text

Photos: Dahlia Katz