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Boulder Opera: The Boy and the Spells
December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on December 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm
One event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm
This event was submitted by Center faculty member Dianela Acosta
Family Series Opera: The Boy and The Spells by Ravel
Boulder Opera brings the enchanting L’enfant et les sortilèges (The Child and the Spells: A Lyric Fantasy in Two Parts) by Ravel with stage direction by Dana Kinney, and music direction by Steven Aguiló-Arbues.
A lazy child has been grounded. Ordered to stay in his bedroom until dinner time, he takes out his anger on the animals and objects around him. He knocks over a tea service, torments a squirrel and a cat, tears up the tapestry and then his books. Suddenly, as if by magic, these innocent victims come to life and decide to get their revenge.
The Opera is one hour long, sung in French with English subtitles. Recommended for ages 5 and up.