Contemporary Opera Scenes at the Hammer Museum (with MeFites speicus and Thin Lizzy!) (Free!)
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Sat November 17 at 3:00 PM, Hammer Museum
Scenes from four operas by LA composers, with subjects ranging from Greek mythology to Shakespearean tragedy to Creole legend to American scientific history.
Daniel Corral’s Zoophilic Follies
Veronika Krausas’ The Mortal Thoughts of Lady MacBeth (libretto by Thomas Pettit)
Anne LeBaron’s Crescent City (libretto by Douglas Kearney)
Isaac Schankler’s (aka speicus) Light and Power: A Tesla/Edison Story (libretto by Jillian Burcar)
Featuring Timur and the Dime Museum and a whole bunch of other talented people...
Singers: Rebekah Barton, Timur Bekbosunov, Tim Campbell
Kalean Ung, Argenta Walther
Hosted by Amber Benson
Conducted by Chris Rountree
Musicians: Matt Barbier, Daniel Corral, April Guthrie, Yuri Inoo, Michael Matsuno, Andrew Lessman, Alex Russell, Matthew Setzer, Paul Sherman, Tara Speiser, Derek Stein, Cassia Streb, Dave Tranchina, Brian Walsh
Lighting Director: Elizabeth Harper (aka thin lizzy)
Presented as part of wild up's chamber music residency at the Hammer Museum.
Hope to see you there!