New York Premiere
Friday, November 3, 7 pm
Saturday, November 4, 2 pm and 7 pm
From bloodthirsty monsters to enticing sirens, Odysseus faces down every obstacle imaginable as he sails home from war in this one-hour opera retelling of Homer's epic tale. First commissioned by The Glimmerglass Festival, this all-new production features visuals from The Met's extensive collection of Greek art and artifacts. A hero's journey for all ages.
Ben Moore, composer
Kelley Rourke, librettist
Eric Sean Fogel, director/choreographer
Brian Vu, baritone
Meroe Khalia Adeeb, soprano
Members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City
Francisco Núñez, conductor
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Tickets start at $50, ages 5 and up
Bring the Kids for $1: http://met.org/2i7cncS
Odyssey: A Youth Opera is made possible with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Ann Ziff, Douglas Dockery Thomas, Emilie and Michael Corey, Beatrice Santo Domingo, and the Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation.
Bring the Kids is made possible by the Brodsky Family Foundation.
Odyssey: A Youth Opera was commissioned by and premiered at The Glimmerglass Festival in 2015.
Tickets to this event include Museum admission during open hours.