Howards End, America - A New Opera by Earplay
Earplay and RealOpera present HOWARDS END, AMERICA, a major new chamber opera by composer Allen Shearer and librettist Claudia Stevens.
In this riveting story of betrayal, race, and real estate, Shearer and Stevens transport E. M. Forster’s great satirical novel Howards End from Edwardian England to 1950’s Boston. With powerful imagery and compelling music, the opera evokes the atmosphere of the McCarthy era in an America as divided over race and politics as it is today.
Starring Nikki Einfeld, Philip Skinner, Sara Duchovnay, Michael Dailey, Lori Willis, Daniel Cilli and Erin Neff. The cast is accompanied by a chamber orchestra of thirteen, with core players from San Francisco’s Earplay ensemble. Mary Chun will conduct and Philip Lowery will direct.
Run time: 2 hours, plus one intermission
- Venue: Z Space
- Date: Fri February 22, 2019 8:00pm
- City: San Francisco
- Price Range: $30-$45
- Tickets: 415-659-8132
Sat February 23, 2019 8:00pm
Sun February 24, 2019 2:00pm