Tag: opera

Carmen

January 12, 2024

Metropolitan Opera Performance – Broadcast by The Met: Live in HD Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the… Read More

Glory Denied – An Opera in Two Acts

August 14, 2023

lory Denied is a poignant saga that takes place during the Vietnam War, based on the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. This profoundly moving story and soaring score by one of America’s leading classical voice composers, Tom Cipullo, tells Thompson’s story through younger and older versions of Thompson and his wife, Alyce, who traverse this complex emotional landscape through hope, despair, love, hate, courage, and forgiveness. Read More

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Fidelio

June 2, 2023

Fidelio, Beethoven’s only opera, will be fully staged by Director Douglas Anderson, with orchestra conducted by Music Director Filippo Ciabatti. Sung in German with English supertitles. Fidelio is as timely now as when it debuted in 1805. It’s the story of political prisoners in a corrupt regime, and a woman who risks everything to save her husband. Beethoven’s score is sumptuous and moving, and OCM has put together a veteran cast that will bring the music and drama to vivid life. Read More