The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center famously opened in 1966 with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra, kicking off a season that featured nine new productions. Business Profile Vermont - Norbeck, Peters & Ford. Levy made further revisions for a staging of the opera by Bartlett Sher that was a coproduction of Seattle Opera (2003) and New York City Opera (2004), changing the original three-act structure to two acts and adding a new finale. Mourning BecoMes electra naBucco tosca tristan & isolde A new vision with Provoc Ative rePertoire 8390 nW 25th street Miami, Fl 33122-1504 t icket o ffice: 800.741.1010 www.Fgo.org. production notes: 8 Characters (plus Supernumeraries), 4 Stage sets: facade of Mannon house, bedroom, parlor with adjoining study, upper and lower decks of Brant's ship, 1998. Mourning BecoMes electra naBucco tosca tristan & isolde Tells the tragic tale of family relationships gone awry. The company unveiled its final new staging of the season on March 17, 1967, with a second world premiere—Marvin David Levy’s Mourning Becomes Electra. David T. Little and Royce Vavrek’s 2010 one-act comic opera, The best moments from Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja's recent, Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Cancellation of 2020-21 Season, Santa Fe Opera's 2021 Season Slated to Include World Premiere of Corigliano's, Music Academy of the West Announces Summer 2021 Residency by Groundbreaking Beth Morrison Projects, In an Industry First, San Francisco Conservatory of Music to Acquire Management Agency Opus 3 Artists. One hopes that this first production of the Susan Danis era at FGO will travel elsewhere — it deserves to be seen — and be recorded for distribution across Europe and the world. Met Opera Ensemble; Marie Collier, Evelyn Lear, Sherrill Milnes, John Reardon, John Macurdy, etc. Wendall K. Harrington's inventive projections of family portraits and ghosts, sun-touched trees and clouds make for a visually stunning performance. dramS,lyrS,S,heldBar,Bar,lyrBar,BBar,B; chorus. [World Premiere Cast, plus Collier's & Lear's Met Opera debut roles; Based on the play cycle by Eugene O'Neill, this mythic tale is set in Massachusetts shortly after the Civil War. Use our search for soundclips, synopses, ... Mourning Becomes Electra (1967, revised 1998-2002) Lyric tragedy in three acts. All Rights Reserved. His final and most famous opera, Mourning Becomes Electra, has long been marked as both the turning point and the allegory of his career. electronic keyboard*: Kurzweil K2000 or K2500SX w/ Orchestral ROM updates. The libretto for Marvin David Levy's 1967 opera — the work of Henry Butler, Levy himself and director Michael Cacoyannis, who staged the world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera — keeps the American setting and its mercilessly stifling atmosphere, in which any hope of release is absent. Join Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, BAM, New York City Opera and many others in reaching your target audience through parterre box. Libretto by Henry W Butler after the play by Eugene O'Neill (E,G) Scoring. Streaming and discussion begin at 2:00 PM. Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja Live in Concert. Designer Anya Klepikov sets the stage with two large-scale picture frames — like ancient Greek pinakes — that move and rotate to open or constrict the space. Orin vows to avenge his father's death. Keith Phares was striking as Lavinia's brother Orin, who unravels mentally in the wake of his father's murder. Lavinia offers herself to her brother. Met Opera Ensemble; Marie Collier, Evelyn Lear, Sherrill Milnes, John Reardon, John Macurdy, etc. His life and works leave a bitter taste in the operatic world as a reminder that high art is not above societal trends and pressures. Personalities, Cabaret, Broadway, Jazz, Dance, etc. and streamlined as its composer matured. Gergiev; Kampe, Skorokhodov, Nikitin, Selig, Bicket; Rae, DiDonato, Lindsey, Davies, Rose. Morgan Smith offered a subtle interpretation of the vengeful Adam Brant. MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA (Marvin David Levy), Live Performance, 1 April, 1967, w.Mehta Cond. Her monologue, "Adam must not die," as well as the scene in which she poisons her husband, Ezra, were unforgettable.