Later the Same Evening: Maryland Opera Studio

Later the Same Evening

Maryland Opera Studio
April 8-16, 2022
Photo by Cory Weaver.
Principal People: 

John Musto, composer
Mark Campbell, librettist
Craig Kier, conductor
David Lefkowich, director

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Estimated Length: 
This performance will last approximately 75 minutes, with no intermission.

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In a reimagining of Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer John Musto's one-act opera, which first premiered at The Clarice in 2007 in a joint project with the National Gallery of Art, audiences are transported to 1932 New York City for one extended evening. Co-commissioned by the UMD School of Music and The Clarice, Later the Same Evening is inspired by figures in five Edward Hopper paintings of Manhattan: “Room in New York” (1932), “Hotel Window” (1955), “Hotel Room” (1931), “Two on the Aisle” (1927) and “Automat” (1927). As the opera unfolds, the characters from the paintings vividly come to life to intertwine in interesting ways centered around the solitude that a large, bustling city can invoke.

About the Maryland Opera Studio:

Under the direction of Craig Kier, the Maryland Opera Studio is dedicated to the future of opera. Preparing the next generation of great singers and offering performances ranging from classic repertoire to provocative new works, it is building contemporary audiences for opera and advancing the art that sustains them.

Health & Safety for In-Person Attendance:

There may be COVID-19 safety policies, such as mask requirements, in place when you attend this event. Please see our health and safety page for the most up-to-date information about attendance.