OperaFix March 19, 2018

OperaFix for March 19: Toledo Opera premieres “I Dream”, Eric Salzman’s Big Jim & the Small-time Investors premieres at Symphony Space and Elena Langer’s “Rhonda Rips It Up!” at the Welsh National Opera.

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  • Toledo Opera
    • Rhythm & Blues opera, “I Dream”
    • Valentine Theatre
    • April 6 and 7, 2018
    • Timed to coincide with the commemoration of the 50th year of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • The last 36 hours of King’s life
  • Big Jim & the Small-time Investors
    • Eric Salzman
    • staged premiere On Monday, April 9 at 7:30 pm at Symphony Space in New York
    • The opera is about a con man with a virtual reality machine that allows users to experience their wildest fantasies, whos plans start to spiral out of control, threatening to ruin the Investors and his complicit wife.
  • The Welsh National Opera, June 7, 2018
    • “Rhonda Rips It Up!”
    • Elena Langer and Emma Jenkins.
    • If you want to know more about Elena Langer, check out episode 16, “Four Sisters”
    • Margaret Haig Thomas, a suffragette who campaigned for equal rights for women in the UK

Credits: Peter Szep producer/editor

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