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Hartford Opera Theatre presents FOLXTALES: Three Family=Friendly Chamber Operas

Jun 04, 2022

Hartford Opera Theater Presents

FOLXTALES: Three Family-Friendly Chamber Operas with ASL Interpretation

Directed by Michelle Ong-Hendrick
Musical Direction by Sarah Kaufold

Owl Moon – Music by Ellen Gilson Voth/Libretto by Jane Yolen

Owl Moon is based on the award-winning book by Jane Yolen of the same name. A young girl remembers searching for owls in the woods with her father on a cold winter’s night. This chamber opera for soprano and baritone was premiered by Hartford Opera Theater at our 6th annual New in November festival. Owl Moon will feature soprano Jessica Rost, baritone Thomas Woodman, Gonzalo Cortez (flute), Sena Hornby (harp), and Alexander Kollias (clarinet)

The Green Child – Music & Libretto by Ashi Day

The Green Child by Ashi Day is based on the fairytale The Green She-Devil by Marcel Schwob and the English legend of the green children of Woolpit. A mysterious green girl that speaks another language is discovered living in a dark forest. Could it be that embracing someone different than you could change you both for the better? This 15-minute miniature play will feature soprano Olivia Wallace (Village Girl), Alexander Kollias (Clarinet/Voice of the Green Child), and Alexa Kettledon (The Green Child)

Starsong – Music by Elliott Yokum/Libretto by Sarah Florence Barker

Starsong is a modern fairy-tale about queer loneliness and the importance of found family. Starsong is chamber opera about a young girl who falls in love with a star and must choose whether or not to remain with her family or follow her heart. This opera is
will feature soprano Lisa Williamson, soprano Nadia Aguilar, soprano Kate Callahan-Hardman, Gonzalo Cortez (flute), and Sena Hornby (harp)

Tickets are $20 General Admission and $10 Student/Senior. Tickets are available now at: www.hartfordoperatheater.com

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June 4
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
$10 – $20
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