The Mother of Fishes

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 7:00pm


CAPA Theater


An opera on love, adventure, and magic!, by JORGE SASTRE and ROGER DANNENBERG /An%20opera%20on%20love%2C%20adventure%2C%20and%20magic%21

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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