Two Boys
An Opera in Two Acts Vocal Score
by Nico Muhly
Voice - Sheet Music

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An Opera in Two Acts Vocal Score. Composed by Nico Muhly. Vocal Score. Softcover. 348 pages. Duration 5400 seconds. St. Rose Music #SRO100135. Published by St. Rose Music (HL.367285).

ISBN 9781705139011. UPC: 840126965513. 9.0x12.0x0.813 inches.

Commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. Loosely inspired by a true case that happened in the North of England a few years ago, Nico Muhly's opera enters the secret world of the teenage bedroom and explores on the realities and risks of living our lives online. A teenage boy is fatally stabbed. Another boy is caught on CCTV leaving the scene. An open-and-shut-case, it would seem. But, as the Detective Inspector Anne Strawson investigates the older boy's story, she uncovers a bizarre nexus of chatroom meetings, false identities, fictitious spy rings and raunchy cybersex, leading to just one conclusion: it wasn't so much murder as suicide by internet.