University Opera Theatre Virtual Performance "Hometown to the World"

February 3 - 5 | School of Music's YouTube Channel
University Opera Theatre Presents: "Hometown to the World"
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University Opera Theatre presents Hometown to the World, a new chamber opera that depicts the struggles of citizens in a small Iowa town after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid on the community’s main industry, and the resulting deportation of hundreds of undocumented immigrants. The opera serves as a timely reflection on larger issues of migration and community. University Opera Theatre will be the first organization to present a public performance of Hometown to the World following its premieres in Hawaii and Santa Fe in 2021. Created by composer Laura Kaminsky and librettist Kimberly Reed, through a co-commission by Santa Fe Opera and Hawaii Opera Theatre.

The chamber opera is free to view, and will premiere on the School of Music's YouTube channel on Thursday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. It will remain on the YouTube channel through Saturday, February 5. 


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