Adaptations include orchestral reductions (The Clever One by Carl Orff (17 Players), The Perfect American by Philip Glass), the creation of new stories within works (Maria de Buenos Aires), revised or new stories (Winterreise, The Fairy Queen, The Diary of Anne Frank), and new reduced stage versions (Macbeth by Ernest Bloch - 110 minute one act for 7 singers, Medea by Luigi Cherubini - 95 minute one act for 7 singers).
...stunning new production of Astor Piazzolla and Horacio Ferrer’s “Maria de Buenos Aires. A 70-minute tour de force. The unity of conception is everywhere. Long Beach Opera has another hit on its hands.