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AS ONE

Date/Time

Mar 16, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
07:30 PM until 09:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Skylark Opera Theatre presents the area premiere of the new chamber opera, AS ONE. This groundbreaking piece depicts the experience of its transgender protagonist, who endeavors to resolve discord between self and the outside world.   Performed in an intimate setting with a string quartet, the opera is sung in two voices, Hannah after (mezzo-soprano) and Hannah before (baritone). Fifteen songs comprise the three-part narrative: With empathy and humor, they trace Hannah’s experiences from her youth in a small town to her college years on the West Coast, and finally to Norway where she is surprised at what she learns about herself.  Commissioned by American Opera Projects and premiered in New York in 2014, As One was conceived and composed by Laura Kaminsky with libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Film by Kimberly Reed.     This new work — about inclusion, acceptance and understanding — will be directed by Skylark Artistic Director, Bob Neu, and will feature notable opera talents, mezzo-soprano Bergen Baker and bass-baritone Luke Williams. Music Direction by Jeffrey Stirling.  
As One forces you to think, simultaneously challenging preconceptions and inspiring empathy … [with] winning humor and a satisfying emotional arc.”  - The New York Times
 

Cost

$33 - $39

Location

View map The North Garden Theater
929 7th Street West
St. Paul, MN

Additional Information

Sponsor

Skylark Opera Theatre

Phone

612-343-3390

Contact name

Andrea Leerhoff

Contact email

info@ticketworks.com

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