Mandrake Maiden

Mandrake Maiden (2010) by David Nez

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Evening: At the village festival, there is much ritual teasing and flirting. Vixen is beginning to have second thoughts about Hajduk's roguish behavior. At the Vixen's request, Roma tells her fortune again, choosing the Queen of Wands. Vixen sings a song about different types of eligible bachelors.

Premiere at Boston University, April 1, 2011 (duration 8:00)

Cast: Rebekah Alexander, Elissa Alvarez, Ian Geers, Ulysses Thomas, Gregory Zavracky.

Xanthos Ensemble conducted by Jeffrey Means:
Zachary Jay (flute/piccolo), Alexis Lanz (clarinet), Brenda van der Merwe (violin),
Leo Eguchi (cello),Eunyoung Kim (piano), David Tarantino (percussion).

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