The Box

Chamber Made Opera presents, in association with Speak Percussion and Aphids


A new living room opera by Fritz Hauser and Boa Baumann

Three of Australia’s most innovative arts companies come together to present a new chamber opera by Switzerland’s Fritz Hauser who is renowned for his explorations of sound and space, in collaboration with architect Boa Baumann (Switzerland). With a libretto by Aphids Artistic Director Willoh S. Weiland, featuring soprano soloist Deborah Kayser, a trio of Speak percussionists, and a box.

Concept, Music, Space, Object: Fritz Hauser with Boa Baumann (Switzerland)
Libretto: Willoh S. Weiland
Soprano: Deborah Kayser
Percussion: Eugene Ughetti, Matthias Schack-Arnott & Leah Scholes
Couture: Alexi Freeman & Tessa Blazey

Camera operator : Peter Humble

Editor: Takeshi Kondo

‘Mr Hauser is simply one of the best drummers alive.’
- New York Times

Date: March, 2012 Client: Aphids Skills: Art Documentation Website: