A setting of letters Beethoven wrote to Nannette Streicher about struggles with his laundry, servants and mental state. He whips himself into a frenzy of paranoia and compares his maid’s laziness with Christ’s suffering on Golgotha.
- Music Gerald Barry
- Text Ludwig van Beethoven
- Cast Gavan Ring (Tenor), Stephen Irvine (Tuba)
- Commissioned by Timothy King and Mary Canning