Opera Without Words

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Date(s) - January 19, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Barnstable Performing Arts Center


Over 90 musicians will take the Cape Symphony stage for Opera Without Words. Before movies, opera was the grand stage where stories were told. With its mythic battle between the forces of good and evil, an inspiration for modern heroic sagas likeStar WarsandThe Lord of the Rings,Wagner’s epic cycleThe Ringrequires an enormous orchestra to support the larger-than-life music.

Another dramatic tale, Bizet’sCarmenshocked audiences by telling a gritty tale of passion and jealousy. In Waxman’s “Carmen Fantasie,” the violin is Carmen, and international star Ji-Hae Park embodies her fiery virtuosity. The overture from Rossini’s comic farceThe Silken Ladderprovides levity amidst the drama. The orchestra is the diva in this extraordinary event!

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Hyannis, MA 02601
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