Opera on Alzheimer’s to Debut in Philadelphia Festival
|03/20/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
An opera involving two characters with Alzheimer’s will premiere at Opera Philadelphia as part of the company’s latest festival of experimental fare.
Unveiling its 2018-19 season on Tuesday, the opera house of the US East Coast’s second most populous city announced a festival dubbed 018, a follow-up to last year’s inaugural stretch of new works.
The September 20-30 festival will feature the world premiere of “Sky on Swings,” an opera about two women with Alzheimer’s who come together in a care home.
Composed by Lembit Beecher with a libretto by Canadian playwright Hannah Moscovitch, “Sky on Swings” explores “the impermanence of memory and read more >>>