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Friday, January 27, 2012
Revival of Daron Hagen's Opera "Amelia" Opens Tonight in Houston
Edythe Bates Old and Moores Opera House at the University of Houston present the first major revival of Daron Hagen's opera Amelia, with libretto by Gardner McFall and story by Stephen Wadsworth. It was first commissioned and premiered by Seattle Opera in 2010.
"Haunted by her father's death when he was a pilot in the Vietnam War, a woman comes to terms with the ghosts of her past, the dream of flight, and the hope of being reborn."