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Death with Interruptions, a one-act opera

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Death with Interruptions, a one-act opera
November 11, 2017 7:00 pm
November 11, 2017 8:30 pm
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Anne E Pitzer Center
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Date: November 11, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Ann E. Pitzer Center

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presents UC Davis Music Department composition faculty Kurt Rohde’s new opera “Death With Interruptions.” Based on the novel by Jose Saramago with a libretto by historian Tom Laqueur,”Death With Interruptions” is a tale where death stops killing and falls in love with a cellist. Difficult and fascinating complications ensue. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa, the production features:

Libretto by Thomas Laqueur
Composed by Kurt Rohde
Conducted by Matilda Hofman
Directed by Barbara Heroux

Nikki Einfeld, soprano
Daniel Cilli, baritone
Joe Dan Harper, tenor
Leighton Fong, cello

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Anna Presler, Artistic Director

Volti Chorus
Bob Geary, Artistic Director

This event is sponsored by Jan and Beta Popper Endowment, Music Department

For more information please contact:  Phil Daley pedaley@ucdavis.edu

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