30

30

When and how did you get inspiration to make an opera from the game?
Is the opera going to have spoken dialogue similar to singspiel, or will there only be recitatives between numbers?
Would you call your opera a Gesamtkunstwerk?
Do you by any chance need ocarina players?
What lead you to give the Giant's Lament demo such a big overhaul compared to other demos?
A lot of the Giant's Lament's libretto has changed, but why did "so we roared" become "and we roared"?

29

29

Would you be willing to translate your libretto to Japanese if officially asked to by Nintendo?
In working on the opera, have you discovered a newfound love for any instrument you didn't have before?
What instrument have you enjoyed working with the most?
Will you associate events and characters only to certain themes, or will they be associated to instruments as well?
If the opera gets staged, will it go worldwide, will it visit small countries of the EU that don't usually see this?

28

28

If Nintendo doesn't allow for a staging, what backup plans do you have?
How does Kafei witness the Monkey's execution if humans aren't allowed in Deku Palace?
Will the Happy Mask Salesman still have a mysterious air, or will he be portrayed more as an advisor to Kafei?
How will Odolwa be represented? Will he just be silhouette?
How do you make the shadow effect of the demos?

27

27

Will there be any intermissions throughout the 3+ hours of the work, and if so, will they be between acts?
Are you Portuguese?
Will Kafei actually be turned into a child by Skull Kid, or will he be an adult all the way through?
If you take it to stage, how long do you think it's going to be until we can see it live?
How did you find so many good singers willing to perform voluntarily in the demos, was it a problem?

26

26

Were you trained in classical composition, or did you teach yourself?
Will you attend one of the Symphony of the Goddesses concerts this year?
Are you planning to get a copy of Majora's Mask 3DS?
Are you going to have to go through legal issues if you're planning to stage the opera?
I can't think of a question, so how's it going?

25

25

Have you read Hylian Dan's article The Message of Majora's Mask?
Have you read Hylian Dan's article Immortal Childhood?
How's progress, and are you already in contact with Nintendo?
Are you planning on including the Composer Brothers in Ikana?
Who will free the other three giants?

24

24

What is the demo you're most proud of?
Do you have specific dance choreographies figured out?
How many numbers do you think will be in the final work?
Do you have a set libretto, or are you writing it with the music as you go along?
How long does it take to make these Q&As?

23

23

What instruments did you use for the hollow clanging sounds in the Great Bay temple theme in Kafei's Dream?
Will there be an online or DVD version of the opera I can purchase in case I can't make it to a performance?
Why doesn't Kafei just make another Sun Mask if his got stolen?
What other special significance is there in the Sun Mask for Kafei to actually search for Sakon?
Will you portray Skull Kid as a villain, or as a tragic hero?
What happens at the end?

22

22

Once the opera is done, will you release the full score and/or libretto, or even just the demos's?
What are you looking for in members of your ideal orchestra?
Will you hire an entire symphony orchestra, or hold open auditions?
When adapting a game into another medium, what storytelling elements would you say should be considered?
Will Anju's grandmother's stories come into play, or will they be told by one of the giants?
Is Tingle in the opera, and will he sing?

21

21

Are you going to have some minor comedy in the opera, or will it just be tragedy?
Can you release the background music from these Q&As?
Will the Final Hours theme by included?
How many Q&As will there be?
Since Kafei isn't turned into a child, does Majora/Skull Kid have an impact on his backstory?
Have Kafei and Majora/Skull Kid met before the start of the first day?

20

20

Why would Zora Hall be problematic for Kafei to access if Zora Cape is accessible by boat?
What is your process involving these demos and a portfolio? Is it a proposal for Nintendo, or a theater?
If this makes it to the stage, will you put it on YouTube, take it to other countries?
What numbers are you looking most forward to presenting, and which are you nervous about?
What went most smoothly in creation, and what was a pain to figure out?
In the demo for Pamela's Arietta, were you the silhouette of her father?

19

19

The Stock Pot Trio makeover pronounces it "Kafei" instead of the old "Kafai", but wasn't that only because of singing technique?
Do all operatic singers use this much vibrato?
Will we see much more of the postman in the opera?
Is Anju's mother in the Stock Pot Trio makeover a bit weaker in the lower register? Is it because she's a mezzo-soprano and not a contralto?
What is the instrument that plays at the beginning of the Stock Pot Trio demo?

18

18

In Pamela's Arietta, the ever-present sound that goes up and down, is it an accordion or bagpipes?
Is Majora's Aria a statement of the Skull Kid's angry thoughts, or is Majora playing into his insecurities?
How will Odolwa be incorporated into the opera without Link?
Which important characters do you have planned for each voice type?
Are you thinking of making operas for any other games?

17

17

Are you going to release an instrumental of Majora's Aria?
What are some operas from which you've gained the most inspiration?
What are some of your favorite operas?
Will you have a cameo in the opera?
Aside from Majora's Incarnation, will other Majora fight themes be part of the score?
Will the mini-boss theme be featured at some point?

16

16

Will the beavers and their empty bottle treasure be in the opera?
Will Captain Keeta make an appearance?
Will you make a demo with the Happy Mask Salesman?
Will there be interaction between Kafei and the music box house?
Will you be writing an overture?
Will we ever see that blooper footage you still have?

15

15

Will the moon be a giant prop that looms over the stage throughout the opera?
Why do the Rosa Sisters perform Kamaro's dance in the Clock Town Choir demo if Link is absent?
How will you recreate on stage the disturbing atmosphere provided by FX in the Majora's Aria demo?
Will Koume & Kotake and their theme be making an appearance?
Is there a 9th demo, and is it in progress?

14

14

Would this opera be considered a tragedy?
Is the moon going to fall and will everyone just die?
Why not bring up the Romani sisters in Act III when Anju is supposed to leave for the ranch?
Will Cremia be mentioned by Anju's mother during their discussion on the night of the 2nd day?
Aren't you scared that the opera may be too long and will require scrapping some numbers?
You mentioned Majora was originally thought up in Latin; did you get to write any of that?
What is the nature of the Happy Mask Salesman in the opera?

13

13

How will Kafei reach Ikana Valley?
Will Kafei be collecting items as Link did to help him along his journey?
How will the vocal distortions in Majora's Aria be handled on stage?
Will you still leave the old pre-makeover demos up for comparison?
Will the Great Fairy appear, since in the game Kafei mentioned he was on his way to see her?
Will there be any original characters?

12

12

Will Sakon be a main character?
Are any tunes from other Zeldas going to make it in?
Do you have any estimate as to when the first draft will be finished?
Are there plans to cast children in the opera?
In the Pamela's Arietta demo, are you that thin or did you use some SFX to do the undead?

11

11

Will the opera be composed entirely of Majora's Mask music, or will it be mixed with original pieces?