( Sat., Jan. 29, 2011 )
Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
*"The fully staged performance of Brundibar, ... presented by the Asheville Lyric Opera company in collaboration with Asheville Ballet, will follow the Act I performances of Krasa's Passacaglia and Fugue for String Trio and Theme with Variations for String Quartet, performed by professional chamber groups, dance by Asheville Ballet, and poetry readings by children in the opera. Brundibar, a colorful and historical opera written for a cast of children, will be performed by children from local schools including: Erwin High School, Hanger Hall School for Girls, Asheville High School, Asheville High School SILSA, Asheville Middle School, North Buncombe High School, T.C. Roberson High School, Enka High School, Valley Springs Middle School, Fairview Elementary, Asheville Catholic School, Asheville Christian Academy, North Windy Ridge School, Isaac Dickson Elementary, & Homeschool[s]."
Related events: 1/18 @ 7p at Malaprop's: Meet Kristen Yarborough and Jayne Harnett-Hargrove as they discuss artistic design and concept as related to the ALO production of Brundibar, as well as the goals of ALO's Education Opera Project; & 1/25 @ 7p at Malaprop's: Join ALO Board Member Elizabeth Potter Spragins as she discusses the history of this amazing children's opera.