Feb. 2, 2019

The Tale of the Silly Baby Mouse

The Greenwich Library
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May 17-19, 2019

Murasaki's Moon

World premiere by Michi Wiancko & Deborah Brevoort
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  • We can’t wait for the world premiere of 🌸 Murasaki’s Moon 🌸 on May 17, 18, & 19 in The Astor Chinese Garden Court at @metmuseum! #murasakismoon

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  • We’re so excited to announce that our inaugural production, The Tale of the Silly Baby Mouse, returns for Take Your Child to the Library Day at @gwlibrary on February 2! The charming opera features bold, large-scale puppets from @thepuppetkitchen and stars @jecafish, @gwinnyweant, @izfreeman, @blythespirit2, @jorellogram, and Clayton Mathews, and a live chamber ensemble conducted by @robert.s.kahn, with stage direction by @e_einhorn1958.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Learn more at the link in our bio! 🐭

Hope you can join us for this rarely-performed Shostakovich gem!
  • Our productions this year were more rewarding, inspiring, and successful than we could have ever hoped, and we owe thanks to you, our loyal supporters and site-specific opera lovers!

Wish you all a happy holiday season.
  • We are absolutely thrilled to announce the World Premiere of MURASAKI’S MOON at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! 🌸Tickets will be available December 27🌸

Composed by Michu Wiancko with a libretto by Deborah Brevoorr, the opera will be performed in the Astor Chinese Garden Court May 17-19 in conjunction with @metmuseum exhibition The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated, on view March 6-June 16, 2019. Murasaki’s Moon is an opera for audiences of all ages, inspired by the life and work of Lady Murasaki, who fainted recognition at court for her poetry and story-telling, and eventually penned the world’s first novel: The Tale of Genji. Learn more at the link in our bio!

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