WHAT: Opera Premiere: CUA to Stage
“The Furies,” 3rd Part of Trilogy
Based on Greek Tragedy, the Oresteia
WHEN: 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9
8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10
8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11
4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12
Ward Recital Hall
In the trilogy’s first part, Agamemnon, king of
Michael Scarola, a member of the New York City Opera’s directing staff, is director of “The Furies.” Adam Turner, a graduate student in the conducting program at CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, will conduct a chamber ensemble for “The Furies.”
Talks will be given by the composer and librettist at 7 p.m. on the days of the evening performances and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. All talks will be held at the music school, Room 139, immediately adjacent to Ward Recital Hall. The performances are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. For additional information, visit the opera Web site at http://music.cua.edu/furies/ or contact the composer at 202-319-5564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDIA: To cover “The Furies” contact Katie Lee or Chris Harrison in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.
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