O Columbia
Composer: Gregory Spears
Librettist: Royce Vavrek
Other Artistic Personnel: Conductor                    Timothy Myers 
Stage Director              Kevin Newbury 
Music Advisor               David Hanlon
Original Cast:
Becca                            Pureum Jo
Raleigh/Astronaut         Ben Edquist
Lady Columbia             Megan Samarin
Premiere Date: September 23, 2015
Description:  Inspired by interviews with Houston-based NASA astronauts, scientists, and engineers, O Columbia traces a history of dreamers and explorers-from Sir Walter Raleigh journeying to the New World, to a Houston teenager experiencing communion, and later, heartbreak, with a Columbia space shuttle astronaut, to future astronauts venturing to the far reaches of the solar system-in an ode to America's pioneering spirit.
Character List (Major): Becca (Soprano)
Raleigh/Astronaut (Baritone)
Lady Columbia (Mezzo soprano)
Length: 01:00
Total Acts: 1
Orchestration: Chamber Opera for soloists, choir and chamber orchestra.
Contact: Schott Music
Address: SCHOTT MUSIC GmbH & Co KG
Weihergarten 5
55116 Mainz
Germany
Phone: +49 6131 246-0
Fax: +49 6131 246-211
Composer Web Site: http://www.gregoryspears.com/
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