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Popera Project

Over the last several years Zirenz, Bex Hazard and Cat Llewelyn have been working on the “pOpera project” a project that brings together all of Zirenz music diversity and Knowledge which they have acquired and developed over the last 25 years. With their Classical music training, their music production skills, DJ editing and mixing skills with their love and understanding of Singing, playing and DJing many different styles and genres of music including Classical Opera, Music theatre, Trance, EDM and Pop Zirenz have been able to develop a way to modernize re-imagine the music of Classical Classics by crafting new fresh arrangements with some additional composition and lyrical or libretto content. Zirenz are now constantly expand their catalogue of re-imagined works but to date have re-imagined popular Opera Arias and Sacred Songs including:

SACRED SONGS

Ave Maria (Giulio Caccini) arr. Zirenz
Calon Lan (John Hughes) arr. Zirenz
Panis Angelicus (César Franck) arr. Zirenz

SACRED WORKS

Gloria (Antonio Vivaldi – Gloria Mass) arr. Zirenz
Pie Jesu (Gabriel Faure – Requiem Op.48) arr. Zirenz
The Trumpet Shall Sound (George F. Handel – Messiah) arr. Zirenz

OPERA ARIAS

Didos Lament (Henry Purcell – Dido and Aeneas) arr. Zirenz
Flower Duet (Léo Delibes – Lakme) arr. Zirenz
Lascia Chio Pianga (George F. Handel – Rinaldo arr. Zirenz
Nessun Dorma (Giacomo Puccini – Turandot) arr. Zirenz
Ombra Mai Fu (George F. Handel – Xerxes) arr. Zirenz
Un Bel Di (Giacomo Puccini – Madam Butterfly) arr. Zirenz
Vissi d’arte (Giacomo Puccini – Tosca) arr. Zirenz

All these re-imagined works have bespoke produced backing tracks produced by Zirenz and are arranged by Zirenz for:
Two Female voices
Two Female voices with two part and four part female Choir
One female voice with flute

In 2020 Zirenz began to release singles on their in house label Afterworld Recordings distributed worldwide by believe digital please check out these releases below via the youtube videos.

Zirenz – Un Bel Di
Zirenz – Gloria featuring Opera singer Aled Hall,
Zirenz – Lascia Chio Pianga
Zirenz – Didos Lament

From 2023 Zirenz began their LIVE Shows “pOpera Zirenz In Concert” and “pOpera by Candlelight Zirenz In Concert” which sees them performing in Theatres, Cathedrals, Churches across Wales, England, Europe and Africa. You can find the latest details about all Zirenz releases and performances via the official zirenz.com website and afterworldrecordings.com record label.

The development of the pOpera project is ongoing and Zirenz have plans to work on several OPERAs as well as continuing to add well know works to their pOpera project Catalogue. Zirenz music is currently published by Bucks Music Group Ltd so should you wish to licence or perform any of the pOpera project arrangements then please contact Rhiannon Bramley, Bucks Music Group publishing manager.

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