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Opera on Alzheimer’s to Debut in Philadelphia Festival





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 >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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