Saturday, April 14, 2018

Santa Fe opera in C'zozo Saturday, April 21

 The Santa Fe Opera is Coming

to a a town near you!

Free Public Concerts of Trinity, an original, one-act opera featuring young artists from the Opera's Apprentice Program for Singers.
Trinity is set in southern New Mexico in the present day and during World War II and is presented this spring in association with Doctor Atomic, one of the five operas featured in the 2018 festival season.
Our story begins at Trinity Test Site, New Mexico, present-day. A teenage boy, Atom, is placed into a room where an older woman, Tessa, already sits. She strikes up a conversation with him and we are transported to the past when Tessa was also a teenager. It is during WWII and Prisoners of War (POWs) have been relocated to New Mexico. During the course of their time together they make a connection and we are reminded of music's power to provide solace when hope appears gone.
Admission is free for this 45 minute performance. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before each performance.
Music:  John Kennedy
Libretto:  Andrea Fellows Walters
Stage Director:  Kathleen Clawson
Saturday, April 21, 4:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church

Carrizozo Music is pleased to announce that they are included in the
 Santa Fe Opera Touring Company’s annual spring tour. The free 
performance of ‘Trinity’ happens at Trinity United Methodist Church 
on Saturday, April 21 at 4 PM to be followed by a reception and 
opportunity to meet the performers.    The opera was commissioned for
 The Santa Fe Opera’s 50th anniversary with music by John Kennedy, 
libretto by Andrea Fellows Walters and stage direction by Kathleen Clawson.
The one-act opera is presented on the 75th Commemoration of the 
development of the atomic bomb. Trinity takes place in southern
 New Mexico in the present day and during World War II.  

To reach Trinity United Methodist Church from route 54, turn West at 
12th Street, between the 54 Emporium and Roy's Ice Cream Parlor.  
Turn right onto D Ave and go two blocks to the church, 1000 D Ave,
 Carrizozo, NM. 
For information about Carrizozo Music, Inc., the 2018 season schedule 
and concert updates please check, email or call Elaine at 575-648-2757
 Carrizozo Music, a 501c3, sponsors a series of classical concerts, 
summer Portico Concerts and an extensive school outreach program 
of concerts and workshops, with a commitment to providing free quality
music to the students and residents of Lincoln County and the surrounding area.

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