Until the War is Over – An Opera in One Act - Music by Beth Wiemann, June 23rd


Jun 23 2016 - 7:00pm
Selections from Until the War is Over, based on H.D.’s Bid Me to Live will be performed on June 23rd at the University of Maine (Orono). This event is free and open to the public.
Libretto: Jennifer Moxley
Music: Beth Wiemann
Lindsay Conrad as H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
Stefan Barner as D.H. Lawrence
7 p.m. – pre-performance lecture by Jennifer Moxley
7:30 p.m. – performance of musical selections
Directed by Tom Mikotowicz
Conducted by Patrick Valentino
Performance in the Black Box Theatre, second floor of the Class of 1944 Hall, School of Performing Arts, University of Maine.
The opera workshop is part of an ongoing collaboration between Moxley of the UMaine Department of English and composer Beth Wiemann, chair of the Music Division in the School of Performing Arts. The two professors wrote the chamber opera.
Funding provided by the Maine Arts Commission, the UMaine Humanities Center, and the University of Maine College of Liberal Arts and Sciences