New opera by Michael Dellaira, with libretto by J.D. McClatchy, read-through Nov. 8th

Date: 

Nov 8 2014 - 3:00pm

On Saturday, Nov. 8th, there will be a libretto reading and the first sample of music from the new opera The Leopard by composer Michael Dellaira, based on the acclaimed novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and currently in development at American Opera Projects (AOP). Award-winning poet J. D. McClatchy will speak about his work as both poet and librettist.
 
Mingle with the artists at an intimate reception between the talk and reading.

Saturday, November 8 | 3:00 PM
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
 
TICKETS:
$10 general, $7 for students and seniors, and free for Poets House members
 
Libretto reading directed by James Robinson
Presented by AOP and Poets House
J.D. McClatchyMichael Dellaira
AOP's mission is to identify, develop and present new and innovative works of music theater by emerging and established artists and to engage our audiences in an immersive, transformative theatrical experience. www.operaprojects.org
 
Poets House is a comfortable, accessible place for poetry - a library and meeting place which invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of poetry. Poets House seeks to document the wealth and diversity of modern poetry, to stimulate dialogue on issues of poetry in culture, and to cultivate a wider audience for poetry. www.poetshouse.org