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Sanctuaries

Gentrification in Portland and the city’s redlining past go under the microscope in Darrell Grant’s jazz-classical chamber opera, Sanctuaries, with a libretto by two-time National Poetry Slam Champion Anis Mojgani and directed by Alexander Gedeon. Focusing on personal stories from the Albina neighborhood, this latest site-specific commission challenges Portland as a community to truly listen to and acknowledge marginalized voices while addressing issues of white privilege, racial equity and inclusion, and economic disparity. Work DARRELL GRANT | Sanctuaries Creative Team DARRELL GRANT | composer ANIS MOJGANIi | librettist ALEXANDER GEDEON | director EZRA WEISS | conductor YUKI IZUMIHARA | set designer CARL FABER | lighting designer BRANIC HOWARD | sound engineer Vocalists DAMIEN GETER | bass-baritone EMMANUEL HENREID | baritone MARILYN KELLER | ITHICA TELL…

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The Little Prince

Academy Award-winning English composer Rachel Portman’s magical opera comes to life in the fall of 2018 with Opera Theater Oregon’s original production. Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved classic of a young prince who falls from space into the Sahara desert is a philosophical, yet heart warming story for the whole family. OTO’s production will bring this contemporary popular opera to Portland audiences for the very first time! Look forward to original sets, costumes, artwork and a varied cast of fantastical characters, created and presented by our talented, locally-based production team. MUSIC | Rachel Portman LIBRETTO | Nicholas Wright, after the novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry DATES Friday, November 30, at 7:30pm Saturday, December 1, at 7:30pm Sunday, December 2, at 3:00pm THE OPERA Academy Award-winning English…

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