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MSM Opera Theatre Resistence – Resilience – Reconciliation
December 18, 2020, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DEC 16 | WED
1 PM EST
DEC 18 | FRI
8 PM EST
The performance will be a mix of livestreamed scenes, filmed and broadcast live (safely distanced and masked!) from MSM. Interspersed between the scenes will be pre-recorded footage, including participation from students performing remotely from around the world.
A NOTE FROM MSM DIRECTOR OF OPERA STUDIES
“In a bitterly divided world, the future relies on those willing to take a stand against oppression. Resistance takes many forms: battles can be fought with military force, martyrdom, nonviolent resistance, philosophical argument and/or witty maneuvers, as we see in some of the scenes that follow. But confrontation is only the first step: opera also gives us models for binding up our wounds, healing our divisions, and moving forward, wiser than before.” – Tazewell Thompson