Tableau VI: Apotheosis
Edward II, an operatic drama, music composed by ASP artistic director, David Edgar Walther, based on the play and poems by Christopher Marlowe, was recorded by Mike Burke at John Weston's Futura Studio in Roslindale, MA. The following is the Sixth, and Final, Tableau:
36. ISABELLA'S FAREWELL: Queen Isabella mourns the death of Edward. Carol Millard, Soprano; with Sam Ou, 'Cello; and Leah Kosch, Piano. First posted on 11/16/14.
37. DISCOVERY: The new king, Edward III, exiles his mother for possible complicity in Edward II's murder. He also produces the letter implicating Mortimer. Carol Millard, Soprano; Christopher Aaron Smith, Tenor; Brett Johnson, Baritone; Thomas B. Dawkins, English Horn; Christian Contreres, Clarinet; Priscilla Chew, 'Cello; and Leah Kosch, Piano. First posted on 11/30/14.
38. TRAVELER: Mortimer says goodbye to his queen and the world. Christopher Aaron Smith, Tenor; Christian Contreres, Clarinet; and Russell Southcott, Guitar. First posted on 12/7/14.
39. EDWARD'S GHOST: Edward III condemns Mortimer to death and the new king mourns his father as the opera concludes. Brett Johnson, Baritone; Christian Contreres, Clarinet; Sam Ou, 'Cello; and Leah Kosch, Piano; also with Carol Millard, Flute; and Thomas B. Dawkins, Bassoon. First posted on 12/14/14.