Thursday, September 24, 2015

Milhaud's Médée at Mills

The worst-publicized event of the week is a performance at Mills College, Oakland of a rarity, Darius Milhaud's Médée, from 1938. Milhaud taught at Mills for many years and the college continues to perform his music.

Here's the cast and other information; anything that Nicole Paiement is involved is likely to be excellent.

Composer: Darius Milhaud
Libretto: Madeleine Milhaud
Conductor: Nicole Paiement
Director/Concept/Lighting Designer: Brian Staufenbiel
Master Electrian: Kevin Landesman
Choral Conductor: Lucik Aprahamian
Project Director/Stage Manager: Laura Anderson
Associate Stage Manager: Saskia Lee 

Créuse: Maya Kherani, soprano
Médée: Marnie Breckenridge, soprano
La Nourice: Mariya Kaganskaya, mezzo soprano
Créon: Eugene Brancoveanu, bass
Jason: Jonathan Smucker, tenor

Friday, September 25, 2015
8 p.m.
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College
Tickets: FREE

The performance web page has a link for making reservations, which are highly recommended.

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