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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013, 7:30 PM



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Curtis Opera Theatre

Curtis Opera Theatre
Curtis Opera Theatre George Manahan, conductor
Daniel Fish, stage director

at Perelman Theater—Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater—Kimmel Center

BRITTEN Owen Wingrave


A committed pacifist born into a renowned military family meets a torrent of disapproval over his beliefs in Britten's spellbinding chamber opera based on a short story by Henry James. Owen Wingrave is determined to prove his inner strength to his would-be bride—even if it leads to his own mysterious end. Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles. This production includes singers from the Philadelphia Boys Choir. {a href= "" target=_ "blank"}Program notes{/a} (PDF) {b}Tickets{/b}: $20-$140; Ticket Philadelphia: (215) 893-1999, {a href="" target="_blank"}order{/a} {i}This production is funded, in part, through support from the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the William Penn Foundation.{/i}

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