Sky on Swings
Composer: Lembit Beecher
Librettist: Hannah Moscovitch
Other Artistic Personnel: Geoffrey McDonald (Conductor)
Joanna Settle (Director)
Andrew Lieberman (Set Design)
Tilly Grimes (Costume Design)
Jorge Cousineau (Projection Design)
Pat Collins (Lighting Design)
Daniel Perelstein (Sound Design)
Kate Bergstrom (Assistant Director)
Lisa Anderson (Production Stage Manager)
Brandon Ehrenreich (Assistant Stage Manager)
Tracy Hofmann (Assistant Stage Manager)
Original Cast: Frederica von Stade Danny)
Marietta Simpson (Martha)
Daniel Taylor (Ira)
Sharleen Joynt (Winnie)
Veronica Chapman-Smith (Elder #1)
Maren Montalbano (Elder #2)
George Somerville (Elder #3)
Frank Mitchell (Elder #4 & Administrator)
Premiere Date: September 20, 2018
Description: Is there any grace in forgetting? Can time’s cruel and random destruction of memory also produce fleeting moments of happiness and love, unencumbered by the past and stripped of the self? Frederica von Stade and Marietta Simpson embody this fantastical world premiere from composer Lembit Beecher and librettist Hannah Moscovitch.

[source (from premiere): https://www.operaphila.org/whats-on/on-stage-2018-2019/sky-on-swings/]
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: Not Available
Contact: Not Available
Composer Web Site: http://lembitbeecher.com/
THE ORGANIZATION RESOURCES
THE NATIONAL OPERA CENTER EVENTS FACILITIES AND SERVICES
BECOME A MEMBER MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES
SUPPORT OPERA AMERICA
RESOURCES
To have your company’s photos included in the header rotation, send photos that are at least 1200px wide and 550px tall to Webmaster@operaamerica.org. Please note that submission of photos does not guarantee inclusion.
All OPERA America facilities are handicapped accessible. The National Opera Center features ground-level entry with elevators to the venue. All spaces are wheelchair accessible, and modular seating can be arranged to accommodate wheelchair users for all programs and performances. Handicapped accessible restrooms are available on all floors.
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212.796.8620 • Fax: 212.796.8621
Info@operaamerica.org

Privacy PolicyReturns Policy
2015 Form 990FY16 Audited Financial Statement
© Copyright 1995-2017 OPERA America Inc.

Technical issue with the website? Let us know.