A collaboration with the University of Texas at El PasoÂ on an extraordinary adventure for Western opera inÂ the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Coming to El Paso October 2014.Â Opera Bhutan features international opera stars and UTEP performer Â withÂ Bhutanese music, dance and culture combined in an original productionÂ of Handelâ€™s ACIS and GALATEA , an opera with a universal theme ofÂ the redemptive power of love. The Opera is scheduled to premiere inÂ Bhutan on October 12, 2013 , on the eve of the second anniversaryÂ of the Royal Wedding.
Director – Stefano Vizioli
Conductor – Aaron Carpene
GalateaÂ – Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli
AcisÂ – Thomas McLeay
PolyphemusÂ – Jacques Greg Bilobo
DamonÂ – Brian Downen
Dress Rehearsal & Preview – August 24, 2013
Wise Family Theatre
University of Texas at El Paso
by invitation only