Gluck’s revolutionary opera is the first in a trilogy of projects about love and loss in the time of COVID. Real-life husband and wife Benjamin Williamson and Paula Sides take on this story of love at the edge of life and death.
Just in time for the election, a docu-opera of Melissa Dunphy’s brilliant setting of the transcripts from Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s 2005 congressional hearings into the style of Handelian oratorio is art as satire – at turns funny, charming, moving,and convicting.
The opera-lover’s opera comes to life in a whole new way. Created as an animated feature and set in Washington DC’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, this is about coming of age in a quickly changing city and the power of youth to face love, hope, change, and even death.
With music by Purcell, Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” transforms into an episodic radio-opera inspired by classic airwave dramas, featuring a Grammy Award winning international cast and orchestra.