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The Living Libretto: Opera in Eden

Sunday, March 18, 2018
at 3:00 PM

National Opera Center/OPERA America
330 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001


Event Information

The Living Libretto: Opera in Eden gives audiences a first glimpse at 3 new one-act operas being written by first year CLDP resident artists, all with underlying themes of temptation. The libretti are read by professional actors, followed by discussion with the writers. Moderated by ALT’s Producing Artistic Director Lawrence Edelson, these discussions between the audience, composers and librettists explore dramatic structure, characterization, and timing of action in opera vs. spoken drama, providing audiences with a unique perspective into the early stages of each opera’s development.