Friday, May 30, 2008

Kay George Roberts Conducts Opera North in “Egypt's Nights” on Saturday, June 7

Opera North, Inc. will present a performance of the opera Egypt's Nights on Saturday June 7, 2008 at 8:00 pm. The location is the Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St., Philadelphia. Kay George Roberts, Principal Conductor for Opera North, will conduct the performance. She is a Professor of Music at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Egypt's Nights is an opera composed by Leslie Savoy Burrs, based on the novel Egypt's Nights by Barbara Chase-Riboud. The opera depicts the strength and character of a woman, who explores her physical and spiritual relationships with the two men she loves, her interactions with the people she encounters as she travels abroad and the consequences of her independent nature. Her feelings and actions are represented in a musical dialogue between Marc Antony and Cleopatra.”

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