Conducted by Nicholas Fox
Directed by Ned Canty
THE PORTLAND OPERA PREMIERE OF COMPOSER JAKE HEGGIE.
A heartwarming and bittersweet family portrait comes into focus over the course of three Decembers in 1986, 1996, and 2006. Madeline (a Broadway actress) and her adult children face the challenges of secrets, resentment, and reconciliation in this illuminating story about the very real complexities of being a family.
ABOUT OUR PRODUCTION
Performed in English with English captions.
Approximately 1 hour and 30 minute with no intermission.
Susannah Mars returns to Portland Opera in this new production directed by Ned Canty, General Director of Opera Memphis.
Listen for a strong libretto and score that has been described as luminous, tuneful, delicate, and tender.