cover art by Joy Richu

The Love Ballads of Two Specimens (2015)     

Story & cover art: Joy Richu / Poetry: Sebastien Wen / Music: Lucas Oickle

for storyteller (narrator), spoken-word artist, + open instrumentation chamber ensemble    

 [ duration:  VERSION 1 = c. 14 minutes; VERSION 2 = c. 8 minutes ]

Listen to version 2: (8 minutes) 

Listen to version 1: (14 minutes) 

Premiere performance: March 25th 2015 @ the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Allan Yap Theatre, UBC, Vancouver

Joy Richu, narrator & cover art / Sebastien Wen, spoken word poetry & singing / Jessie Tollestrup, keyboard & singing / Lucas Oickle, guitar & penny whistles