The Center for Contemporary Opera's 2009-2010 season opener, The Secret Agent; Thursday and Friday, October 22 and 23 @ 8pm
Atelier: New Work-in-Progress, Michael Dellaira, composer; J.D. Mcclatchy, librettist
Based on Joseph Conrad's novel, The Secret Agent, this new operatic work-in-progress is set in fin-de-siècle London. Conrad's masterpiece and the only novel he set in England, The Secret Agent (1907) is the terrifying tale of an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory, at the time the world’s most modern symbol of learning and science.
Tickets $20 include post-performance wine reception; the cell 338 West 23 Street new york new york
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encouragement of a new operatic and music-theater culture in this country.