And yet, and yet – the last secret of the tree of codes is that nothing can ever reach a definite conclusion. Nowhere as much as there do we feel possibilities, shaken by the nearness of realization.
[from Jonathan Safran Foer
Tree of Codes, p.95]
Tree of Codes is a new opera commissioned by Oper Koeln, Ensemble musikFabrik and HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste in co-operation with the Akademie der Kuenste der Welt for performances in 2016. [updated 7/11/14].