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A Place to Call Home
Composer Edward Barnes
Librettist (same)
Lyricist

Synopsis
This contemporary story of young immigrants and political refugees adapting to a new way of life in the urban U.S. takes characters from the moments they cross the border through the choices and changes most make to establish themselves as individuals in a new land.
Synopsis Compiled By Marcia Lee Goldberg

Subject Teenage immigrants in the U.S.
Musical Style Musical Theater/Opera with pop influences
Running Time 60 minutes
Critical Evaluation

Type of Work Performed By School Performance Mainstage Performance
Opera
Musical
Adults
Children
Both Children and Adults
Either Children or Adults
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
4th - 5th Grade
6th - 8th Grade
9th - 12th Grade
All Audiences
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
4th - 5th Grade
6th - 8th Grade
9th - 12th Grade
All Audiences

Vocal Requirements Available
Adults Children
Soprano 1   
Alto    
Mezzo 1   
Tenor 1    
Baritone 1   
Bass    
Spoken    
Chorus   chorus may be teenage or adult, 10 or more members 
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Vocal Score
Orchestral Score
Orchestral Parts
Other Requirements
Instrumentation acoustic or electric piano, percussion  
Dancers several modern dance sections  
Costumes  
Other  

Commissioned By Los Angeles Music Center Opera
Year Composed 1992
First Performed By LAMCO- John Anson Ford Theater (Los Angeles, CA)
Date Oct. 9, 1992
Additional Groups Los Angeles Music Center Opera has toured the opera statewide.

Publisher MMB Music, Co.
Additional Information

Organization MMB Music, Inc.
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Web site http://www.familyaudienceopera.com/operas/a-place-to-call-home (opens in a new window if available)


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