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Article Published: 28 Mar 2023

A Dust Bowl Orfeo

It has become common in recent decades for directors to recast works of inherited repertoire on the American frontier — from Francesca Zambello’s “American” Ring cycle to an array of Elixir and Così productions set in the Wild West. A new exhibition at OPERA America’s National Opera Center makes the case that Orfeo ed Euridice deserves a similar reimagining.

This article was published in the Spring 2023 issue of Opera America Magazine.

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