CU Presents: American Stories by American Women: “Cabildo” by Amy Beach and “Proving Up” by Missy Mazzoli



Music Theatre (N1B95), Imig Music Building, 1020 18th St, Boulder, 80302

Event Description

"Experience two unique chamber operas created by powerful American female composers. Amy Beach's "Cabildo" tells the supernatural story of notorious pirate Pierre Laffite's escape from a New Orleans prison during the War of 1812. Missy Mazzoli's "Proving Up," based on a short story by Karen Russell, is a surreal and haunting commentary on the American dream as experienced by a fictional family of 1860s homesteaders. Sung in English."

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