U.S. Premiere
another brick in the wall

July 20, 21, 26, 28 & 31, 2018
Music Hall | Springer Auditorium

Original words and music by Roger Waters

Operatic version composed by Julien Bilodeau
Concept and stage direction by Dominic Champagne
A Productions Opéra Concept MP & Cincinnati Opera co-production

Sung in English with projected titles
Performance length: 2 hours, including one intermission
Rated R for adult themes including drug and alcohol use, sexual situations, and violence


Cincinnati Opera is proud to present the U.S. premiere of Another Brick in the Wall—The Opera in celebration of our return to Cincinnati Music Hall for our 2018 Summer Festival. Based on Pink Floyd's legendary 1979 concept album, this "powerful"(Rolling Stone) opera is composed by Julien Bilodeau and brought to life through the concept and stage direction of Dominic ChampagneAnother Brick in the Wall—The Opera completely transforms the album into a standard operatic form, with eight soloists, 48 chorus members, and a 70-piece orchestra.


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Cast & Creative Team

Roger Waters Original words & music

Roger Waters
Original words & music

Julien Bilodeau Composer of operatic version

Julien Bilodeau
Composer of operatic version

Dominic Champagne Concept and stage direction

Dominic Champagne
Concept and stage direction

Conductor  Alain Trudel
Scenic Designer  Stéphane Roy
Costume Designer  Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt
Video Designer  Johnny Ranger
Lighting Designer  Étienne Boucher
Sound Designer & Numeric Orchestration  Louis Dufort

Pink  Nathan Keoghan
The Mother  France Bellemare
The Father  Jean-Michel Richer
The Wife  Caroline Bleau