& THE SEA OF STORIES
Opera sung in English with supertitles)
Conjuring up a fantasy world of brilliantly
HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES makes its long-awaited world premiere
this fall at New York City Opera. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles
and renowned poet James Fenton have adapted Salman Rushdies novel
free speech and the power of storytelling to the stage in a magical
work Time Out
New York calls one of the falls most highly anticipated
operas. Given Wuorinens
consummate gifts as an orchestrator, the opera will no doubt prove a
LAST CHANCE TO SEE "HAROUN
& THE SEA OF STORIES" WITH SALMAN RUSHDIE AND THE
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9, 2004 INDO-AMERICAN ARTS COUNCILin association with NEW YORK CITY
AN EVENING AT THE OPERA
WITH SALMAN RUSHDIE
a special evening of
the World.Premiere of Salman Rushdie's "HAROUN
& THE SEA OF STORIES" - an Opera sung in English
PreOpera cocktails with the panelists
: 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Panel discussion with Author Salman Rushdie, Composer Charles Wuorinen,
Librettist James Fenton, Dramaturg Cori Ellison and Artistic Director
Kellog : 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
Opera HAROUN & THE SEA OF STORIES: 7:30 pm.
NYCity Opera at the Lincoln Center, NYC
Tickets: $110 Orchestra (regular opera only tix $98)- ONLY thru the
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2004 World Premiere
Music: Charles Wuorinen
Conductor: George Manahan
Director: Mark Lamos
This long-awaited world premiere is based on Salman Rushdie's enormously
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popular children's book. It is not only a tribute to the importance
speech and independent thought, but also a magical tale about the love
between a parent and his child. With a colourful cast of characters
humorous libretto by renowned poet James Fenton, Haroun is an idea opera
the entire family.
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