unm opera program presents"The Bear Essentials of Opera"
The UNM Opera Theater presents its 2014 Fall Production, "The Bear Essentials of Opera," featuring the world premiere of Dr. Steven Block's Elisha and the Bear, a witty new operetta based on the biblical story of the same name. Directed by Leslie Umphrey and Sam Shepperson, and conducted by Kristin Ditlow, performances also include the New Mexican premiere of The Trial of Goldilocks, the rarely performed The Bear by William Walton, A Hand of Bridge by Samuel Barber, and "tarbird by Henry Mollicone.
Performances in Keller Hall on Nov. 14, 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, $10 and $5.
Dr. Kristin Ditlow, UNM’s new faculty Vocal Coach, will present a 30-minute lecture before each performance. The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. on November 14 and 15, and 1:00 p.m. on November 16.