December 16, 2020 1:00 pm

MSM Opera Theatre Premiere: Resistance – Resilience – Reconciliation

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DEC 16  | WED
1 PM EST

MSM Opera Theatre presents:

RESISTANCE – RESILIENCE – RECONCILIATION

The performance will be a mix of livestreamed scenes, filmed and broadcast live (safely distanced and masked!) from MSM. Interspersed between the scenes will be pre-recorded footage, including participation of students performing remotely from around the world.

A NOTE FROM MSM DIRECTOR OF OPERA STUDIES,
TAZEWELL THOMPSON

“In a bitterly divided world, the future relies on those willing to take a stand against oppression. Resistance takes many forms: battles can be fought with military force, martyrdom, nonviolent resistance, philosophical argument and/or witty maneuvers, as we see in some of the scenes that follow. But confrontation is only the first step: opera also gives us models for binding up our wounds, healing our divisions, and moving forward, wiser than before.” – Tazewell Thompson