National Opera Center, 330 7th Ave. at 29th St. NY, NY 10001
The Museum of Music Project Showcase Series presents 12 singers in selections from two New York City composers' musical dramas based on two great American novels by Jack London and Willa Cather.
"MARTIN EDEN" by Gregory Nissen and
"O PIONEERS!" by John Taylor Thomas
"Martin Eden" is Jack London's 1908 story of a young sailor who transforms himself to become a literate, wealthy author and finds himself alienated from both worlds.
"O Pioneers!", by Willa Cather, portrays Swedish immigrants struggling to run a farm on the Nebraska prairie in 1890.
Starring: Perry Sook as Martin Eden*
Michelle Foard as Ruth Morse*
Pre-concert talk at 7:30:
"Reflections on turn-of the century literature and music."
* Actors Equity
Donation requested: $20General
The Museum of Music Project features concerts with educational elements, for the purpose of building interest in a future center in New York City for total musical interactivity.
Information: 718 720-2924