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Abraham in Flames, a world-premiere opera

When: Thu., May 9, 8-9:15 p.m., Fri., May 10, 8-9:15 p.m., Sat., May 11, 8-9:15 p.m. and Sun., May 12, 8-9:15 p.m. 2019

Abraham in Flames is a WORLD PREMIERE opera about risking everything to find one's truth. It was created and written by Niloufar Talebi with composer Aleksandra Vrebalov and director Roy Rallo. It is inspired by the stunning imagery in iconic Iranian poet Ahmad Shamlou's life and poetry, and the biblical tale of Abraham who risked everything when he endured trials by fire to speak his truth. The opera is written for a girls chorus as its main character, Girl, who is tugged at by 5 adult soloists playing Knowing, Happiness, Angel, Poet, and Fear, to find her truth.

Price: Price: $27.25 to $81.75 —Student Tickets with valid student ID

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