The Mother of Fishes

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 2:00pm


CAPA Theater


An opera on love, adventure, and magic!, by JORGE SASTRE and ROGER DANNENBERG

World Premiere in English

Our own Professor Roger Dannenberg has written an opera! After thrilling audiences in Spain and Mexico, Roger is producing a new English-language production of The Mother of Fishes in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:00 pm in CAPA Theater, 111 9th Street (downtown). Come and let the radiant music draw you into an enchanting story. Enjoy a mythical journey while sharing the lives of characters who will touch your heart.

Featuring a 30-piece orchestra: Alia Musica Pittsburgh, 6 soloists, the CAPA Chorus, live electronics by CAPA Antithesis, the opera is conducted by Federico Garcia-De Castro, directed by Seamus Ricci, costumes by Hedy Hurban, and assisted by many CMU faculty and alumni.

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The Mother of Fishes is supported by CMU through the Office of the Provost, SCS, and CFA; The Heinz Foundation; Pittsburgh Public Schools; the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council; and private donors.

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