There's a new Klingon opera in the works

There's a new Klingon opera in the works

Jenna Simeonov

It’s true! If you’re a fan of Star Trek, you’re well aware of the Klingon culture’s appreciation for opera. ‘u’, the so-called “First authentic Klingon opera on Earth” by Eef van Breen, Kees Ligtelijn, and Marc Okrand, was put up in 2010 in The Hague to sold-out crowds.

Though it may not be for everyone, there’s a new Klingon opera in the works, thanks to YouTube user PDXVoiceTeacher.

PDXVoiceTeacher has released samples of the themes he’s created so far:

It’s not yet sounding like much except for a cool, evocative colour that makes us think of big caves, maybe some scary alien species, and a bit of Game of Thrones. But hey, if a Klingon opera ever comes to our neighbourhood, we’ll be there with bells on.

Also, here’s the Queen of the Night’s famous aria from The Magic Flute - in Klingon!

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