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April 2014

Apr 26 Sat

The Emperor of Atlantis: A Legend in Four Scenes
Another Sunrise

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mt. Diablo Unitarian Unversalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
Cost: $35

Born in a Nazi concentration camp, the hauntingly beautiful music of Viktor Ullmann's The Emperor of Atlantis survived, although its creator did not. It received its American premiere in San Francisco in 1977. Festival Opera is pleased to present three performances of this powerful 20th century parable, April 26 and 28.

Jake Heggie's moving chamber opera, Another Sunrise received its world premiere in Seattle in 2012. It tells the true story of resistance fighter and Holocaust survivor Krystyna Zywulska during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Heggie is also the composer of the operas Dead Man Walking and Moby Dick.

Apr 28 Mon

The Emperor of Atlantis: A Legend in Four Scenes
Another Sunrise

Time: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mt. Diablo Unitarian Unversalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
Cost: $35

Born in a Nazi concentration camp, the hauntingly beautiful music of Viktor Ullmann's The Emperor of Atlantis survived, although its creator did not. It received its American premiere in San Francisco in 1977. Festival Opera is pleased to present three performances of this powerful 20th century parable, April 26 and 28.

Jake Heggie's moving chamber opera, Another Sunrise received its world premiere in Seattle in 2012. It tells the true story of resistance fighter and Holocaust survivor Krystyna Zywulska during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Heggie is also the composer of the operas Dead Man Walking and Moby Dick.