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North American Works Directory Listing
Come to Me in Dreams
Lori Laitman
David Bamberger
David Bamberger (Director)
Judith Ryder (Music Director/Piano)
Izzy Einsidler (Lighting Designer)
Sanford Sylvan (The Survivor, baritone accompanied by double bass)
Megan Tillman (The Child, adult soprano accompanied by saxophone)
Fenlon Lamb (The Wife, mezzo-soprano accompanied by piano)
Non-speaking child role.
Instrumentalists: Judith Ryder, Maximilian Dimoff and Paul Cohen
June 09, 2004
Cleveland Opera
The action takes place largely in the imagination of The Survivor, although for him it is the early 1950s. He survived the Holocaust and escaped from Europe. Lost to him were his older Child, a daughter, who was murdered by the Nazis in Terezin, and his Wife, who died in a different camp. Her death came after giving birth to their second daughter, who was eventually reunited with her father. The Survivor has never discussed the events of the Holocaust with her, but does so at the climax of the opera with the touching "Both Your Mothers." Although the plot deals specifically with the Holocaust, it is really an opera about accepting loss and moving forward, and therefore can be performed in varied forms of programming.
Maria Nockin, Opera Japonica, July 2, 2004
00:50
1
3 instrumentalists
Lori Laitman or David Bamberger
lori@artsongs.com
david@bambergeronline.com
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216-226-8753
Schedule of Performances Listings
Come to Me in Dreams (Laitman)
Wednesday, June 09, 2004 - Opera Cleveland

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