A collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso¬†on an extraordinary adventure for Western opera in¬†the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Coming to El Paso October 2014.¬†Opera Bhutan features international opera stars and UTEP performer ¬†with¬†Bhutanese music, dance and culture combined in an original production¬†of Handel‚Äôs ACIS and GALATEA , an opera with a universal theme of¬†the redemptive power of love. The Opera is scheduled to premiere in¬†Bhutan on October 12, 2013 , on the eve of the second anniversary¬†of the Royal Wedding.
Director – Stefano Vizioli
Conductor – Aaron Carpene
Galatea¬† – Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli
Acis¬† – Thomas McLeay
Polyphemus¬† – Jacques Greg Bilobo
Damon¬† – Brian Downen
Dress Rehearsal & Preview – August 24, 2013
Wise Family Theatre
University of Texas at El Paso
by invitation only