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CCO - Sorrows of Frederick

The CCO Development Series - Music and libretto by Scott Wheeler

Mark Shapiro, Conductor

Crystal Manich, Stage Director

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Based on the award winning play by Romulus Linney, Sorrows of Frederick is a drama that portrays Frederick the Great as a man of immense intellectual gifts who succumbs to the perversion of power.

Scott Wheeler’s four operas have been commissioned and performed by the Metropolitan Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Washington National Opera and the Guggenheim Foundation. His music can be heard on Naxos, BMOP Sound, and Newport Classic. He has received awards from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Bogliasco Foundation, and the Classical Recording Foundation. Mr. Wheeler teaches musical theatre at Emerson College in Boston.