De Nieuwe Kleren van de Keizer (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Opera in Two Acts, Op. 55

Libretto by Aris Bremer
Commissioned by the ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’, Opera Zuid and the Foundation WMC (World Music Contest), Kerkrade


Lieke Smeets, soprano; Royal Dutch Wind Orchestra ‘Sainte Cécile Eijsden’, conducted by Jan Cober

The composition Bubbles, which in the opera is performed at the beginning of the second act, can be heard here: (electronic sounds).

Vocal score available