Bordoli/Fagan

The Narcissistic Fish

A SCOTTISH OPERA SHORT

A phone call during a busy shift in the restaurant kitchen of The Narcissistic Fish sparks a war between the owner Angus and his brother Kai. As they argue over their dead father, talented and underpaid chef Belle has a revelation of her own.

Join Scottish Opera’s Emerging Artists (Charlie Drummond, Mark Nathan and Arthur Bruce) for a visceral exploration of the clash between class, gender and workplace pressure in 21st century Scotland, in this brand new digital opera with music by Samuel Bordoli, libretto by acclaimed Scottish writer Jenni Fagan and directed by in-house film-maker Antonia Bain.

Kindly supported by Scottish Opera Emerging Artists Benefactors, Scottish Opera's New Commissions Circle and Idlewild Trust 

Audio Description

This version of the film has an Audio Description narration, and is preceded by a brief spoken introduction to give some background information and an overview of the main visuals. If you want to skip this, you can go straight to the start of the film at 02:37

 

Cast & Creative Team

Angus
Arthur Bruce*
*Scottish Opera Emerging Artist

Belle
Charlie Drummond*
*Scottish Opera Emerging Artist

Kai
Mark Nathan*
*Scottish Opera Emerging Artist

Director
Antonia Bain

Composer
Samuel Bordoli

Librettist
Jenni Fagan

Programme

Get behind the scenes of The Narcissistic Fish - featuring exclusive articles and interviews with the creators.

 

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