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Opera | Nixon in China
Jun 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Jun 30, 2019
MUSIC BY JOHN ADAMS
LIBRETTO BY ALICE GOODMAN
RICHARD TANG YUK, CONDUCTOR
Production Support from the National Endowment for the Arts
John Adams’ opera Nixon in China imbues a world-changing political event with the emotional charge more commonly found in personal dramas and mythological stories. Its poetic libretto is set to exciting and expressive music. While this contemporary masterpiece is relevant to today’s political and international situation, it also reminds us that human stories and motivations lie behind all political action.
Sung in English with English supertitles