St. John the Baptist

Stradella

Mar 25 27 29 4 5 2020

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SHOW INFORMATION

Dates
Mar 25, 2020 7:30 PM
Mar 27, 2020 7:30 PM
Mar 29, 2020 2:00 PM
Apr 4, 2020 2:00 PM
Apr 5, 2020 7:30 PM
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OVERVIEW

Oratorio by Alessandro Stradella

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

A dramatic and emotionally vivid telling of the final days of John the Baptist, a spiritual leader reduced to pawn in the lustful bargain between Herod and his own stepdaughter, Salome. Through the prism of an ancient story, Opera Omaha’s new production by director Christopher Alden asks a modern audience to explore the eternal tension in power dynamics between men and women. Conductor Stephen Stubbs returns to Opera Omaha to lead a blended ensemble of modern and Baroque period instruments.