NEW MEXICO PREMIERE!
-Please note change of dates-
- Friday, March 1st, 2024 @ 7:30pm
- Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 @ 2pm
- Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 @ 2pm
At the National Hispanic Cultural Center Albuquerque Journal Theatre
Music / Jorge Martín-Buján
Libretto / Jorge Martín-Buján & Dolores M. Koch
A poet in love with the moon.
This opera will be produced with the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus (NMGMC). They have been an empowering voice in Albuquerque since 1981, with their mission to reduce intolerance through musical performance.
The production of Before Night Falls received funding from OPERA America’s Next Stage program which was funded with gifts from OPERA America’s 50th Anniversary Campaign, including a leadership gift from Frayda B. Lindemann. Supplemental support for revisions was generously provided by the Mellon Foundation.
Rey / Brian James Myer
The Sea/Rey’s Mother / Olga Perez Flora
The Moon / Laura Leon
Pepe/Official/ Spencer Britten
Ovidio/ Radnel Ofalsa
Lazaro/ Jacob Rivera
Victor / Javier Ortiz
Conductor / Enrique Carreón Robledo
Director / John de los Santos
Scenic Designer / Liliana Duque Piñeiro
Wigs & Makeup / Jacqueline Chavez
Lighting / Daniel Chapman
Chorus Master / Aaron Howe
Piano tuning and preparation are provided by Albuquerque Piano Services: http://www.albuquerque-piano-tuning.com
Running Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes with one intermission
-English translations are projected above the stage for all operas-