10-Minute Golden Spike Operas at The Gallivan Center

Wed, May 22
Utah Opera selected for development four opera stories related to the Golden Spike and Transcontinental Railroad that were submitted by composer-librettist teams in a summer 2018 competition.  The operas have been composed in the months since that announcement. Utah Opera will produce them, with their quintet of Resident Artists performing the roles, for performance in 3 Northern Utah locations in May 2019, during the month when we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the Golden Spike.Performing Artists: Soprano Grace Kahl Mezzo-soprano Melanie Ashkar Tenor Addison Marlor Baritone Jesús Vicente Murillo Baritone Louis Ong Pianist Robert Bosworth Other Instrumentalists TBACreative teams: The Stone, The Tree, and The Bird by Jacob Lee and Christine McDonough Completing the Picture, by Michael Chang and Victoria Panella-Bourns Burial, by Tony Solitro and Paisley Rekdal No Ladies in the Lady’s Book, by Lisa DeSpain and Rachel PetersStage Direction by Omer Ben SeadiaMusic Direction by Carol Anderson 

Event Info

  • Presented By: Utah Opera
  • Dates: May 22, 2019
  • Location: The Gallivan Center
  • Address: 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 11:59 PM

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239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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