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Review: Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s “The Flood”

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Review: Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s “The Flood”

Drama — across genres and media — is rife with water rising above characters’ heads, in both a literal and figurative sense. The most recent example of this is the engaging one-act original commission by Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, The Flood, premiering this weekend. If you grew up in Columbus, especially on the […]

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Thurber House Presents The Flood: Evenings with Authors

  Thurber House Presents The Flood: Evenings with Authors

Thurber House is excited to help Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra celebrate the WORLD PREMIERE of their brand new co-commissioned opera, The Flood, a harrowing story of human connection told through loss and shared tragedy, centered around the devastation of Columbus’ Franklinton neighborhood in the Great Flood of 1913. To kick things off, Thurber […]

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Opera Columbus, ProMusica to Co-Produce Opera based on Ohio Flood of 1913

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Opera Columbus, ProMusica to Co-Produce Opera based on Ohio Flood of 1913

Opera Columbus and ProMusica are partnering to produce and commission a chamber opera titled The Flood, based on the Ohio Flood of 1913 and its effect on four generations. This is Opera Columbus’ first commission of a new opera in nearly 20 years, and takes place on Feb. 8-10 at the Southern Theatre. The opera […]

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The Journey: A Celebration of Music Inspired by African-American Culture

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Journey: A Celebration of Music Inspired by African-American Culture

Featuring the Southside Reeb Avenue Center’s Boys & Girls Club, Thiossane West African Dance Institute, the Lincoln Theatre “Expand Your Horizon” Incubation Program, and local choirs and singers, “The Journey” spans 200 years of African-American history and culture with performances of African drums, spirituals, gospel songs, and music from the Harlem Renaissance. Universal in its […]

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Madama Butterfly

Anne Evans Anne Evans Madama Butterfly

A contemporary approach to the classic, heartbreaking tale of a woman abandoned by the man she loves. An all-women creative team brings a fresh vision to Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, in a modern, tradition-breaking interpretation of this beloved work. This is a first-time collaboration with the OSU Dance Department and features the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. The […]

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Madama Butterfly

Anne Evans Anne Evans Madama Butterfly

A contemporary approach to the classic, heartbreaking tale of a woman abandoned by the man she loves. An all-women creative team brings a fresh vision to Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, in a modern, tradition-breaking interpretation of this beloved work. This is a first-time collaboration with the OSU Dance Department and features the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. The […]

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Be Our Guest – Disney Nights!

  Be Our Guest – Disney Nights!

Enjoy a night of Disney magic as performed by members of Opera Columbus and Opera Project Columbus with songs spanning the gamut from Snow White to Frozen! Featuring a grand piano, an array of great singers and members of staff in costume, candlelight, and a special menu for children 12 and under, this will be […]

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