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MOR 25th Milestone Season
Ushering in another quarter-century of
Music that Matters
With pathbreaking world premieres in a season-long celebration with MOR’s stellar artists and world renowned soloists
The breadth of timeless and contemporary themes addressed by MOR includes religious intolerance, the worldwide refugee crisis, the urgency of preventing nuclear war, and the separation of families at our border. MOR tells stories that absolutely must be heard!
– composer Jake Heggie
Sunday, October 30, 2022 5:00 p.m.
A one-act opera by Tom Cipullo
Singer and dancer Josephine Baker escaped racism in America to find fame and success in France as an artist, a French Resistance hero and a civil rights activist.
Guest artist: soprano Laquita Mitchell
by Lori Laitman
Commissioned by Music of Remembrance
This haunting song weaves music and poetry together in a deeply moving elegy for the Dutch Jews lost to the Holocaust.
And chamber works by Holocaust-era composers Dick Kattenburg and Erwin Schulhoff.
Sunday, March 19, 2023 5:00 p.m.
Award-winning mezzo soprano Sasha Cooke joins us in
INTONATIONS: Songs from the Violins of Hope
This unforgettable song cycle was inspired by the collection of lovingly restored instruments that were owned and played by Jews before and during the Holocaust. Through Jake Heggie’s music and Gene Scheer’s lyrics, the songs relate the extraordinary voyages of the violins and their owners.
Also featuring solo violinist Mikhail Shmidt.
SPECTRUM DANCE THEATER
Oct 30, 2022 5:00 p.m.
Mar 19, 2023 5:00 p.m.
May 21, 2023 4:00 p.m.