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New Opera Showcase – Hear the Evolution

January 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

OPERA America presents excerpts from four new operas from leading artists including composer Stewart Copeland (founding member of The Police) and David Henry Hwang, Tony Award winning playwright of M. Butterfly.

Excerpts from four new operas will be performed with live orchestra and vocalists for one night only in advance of future staged productions:

• Beowulf by Hannah Lash
• Dream of the Red Chamber by Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang
• The Invention of Morel by Stewart Copeland and Jonathan Moore
• A Thousand Splendid Suns, the Opera by Sheila Silver and Stephen Kitsakos

Performed by NOVUS NY orchestra under the direction of Julian Wachner, with guest conductors Sara Jobin and Daniela Candillari and several vocalists.

$ 5 for Students with ID
$ 25 for General Admission
$ 10 for OPERA America Members


January 18, 2016
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Trinity Church
75 Wall Street New York 10005

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