Maryland Opera Studio: Romeo and Juliet
Maryland Opera Studio
New Works Reading Series
Composer Lee Hoiby
Libretto Mark Shulgasser
In this continuing series of new music for opera, first-year students of the Maryland Opera Studio give a reading of Lee Hoiby’s last opera, Romeo and Juliet.
Hoiby’s music is known for its lyricism and simplicity and has been recognized by awards and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Ford Foundation, the Fulbright Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.