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Emily: A Musical PortraitSongs of Aaron Copland and Ricky Ian Gordonfeaturing Wolf Trap Opera AlumniChamber Music at The Barns

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Doors Open
6 PM

Event Details

Imagine being in the writing room of the enigmatic Emily Dickinson as she explores nature, life, death, and eternity leading up to the final hours of her life. This theatrical performance and US premiere features the poetry of Emily Dickinson set by two American icons of song repertoire, Aaron Copland and Ricky Ian Gordon. Created by pianist Christopher Allen and directed by Wolf Trap Opera alumnus Johnathan McCullough, this performance highlights a trio of Wolf Trap Opera alumni.
CONNECT WITH THE MUSIC Enjoy a captivating artist Q&A and post-performance dessert reception.

PROGRAM Artistic Director and piano: Christopher Allen
Stage Director: Johnathan McCullough