Opening Night Spotlight on Tobias Picker's Awakenings at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Jun. 01, 2020
On June 7, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presented a special live celebration: Opening Night Spotlight: Awakenings, marking the night on which the world premiere of composer Tobias Picker's and librettist Aryeh Lev Stollman's new opera would have opened. During the Opening Night Spotlight, audiences were able to view set model photos, design inspirations, and original video content, in addition to hearing musical excerpts from the workshop performance of the opera and commentary from the composer, librettist, and artists.
Click here or on the image above to view the entire celebration.
In addition, we encourage our readers to explore Schott's four-volume Tobias Picker Aria Anthology, featuring arias for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone and bass from all of Picker's beloved operas. The four-volume set comprises a definitive collection of Picker's arias -- excellent selections for concerts, auditions, livestreams, and more!
To learn more about Tobias Picker, visit schott-music.com.
opera in two acts
libretto (Eng) by Aryeh Lev Stollman
based on the book by Dr. Oliver Sacks