Enchantress Chamber Opera Performance
Helen Haas (SMTD)
Written by singer, researcher and composer Kamala Sankaram with libretto by Rob Handel, Enchantress focuses on Ada Lovelace, early contributor to the foundation of computer programming. The 20-minute opera dissects the relationship between Ada and her husband in juxtaposition with her collaboration with Charles Babbage in the publication and annotation of the Analytical Engine, the first published computer algorithm. The performance will include a female member or members of the Computer Science Engineering Department as a lecturer.