Owen Wingrave

the little OPERA theatre of ny Presents

Owen Wingrave

New York Premiere

May 9-11, 7:30pm
May 12, 3pm

Benjamin Britten, Composer
Myfanwy Piper, Librettist, based on the story by Henry James

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Originally commissioned for the BBC, it premiered on television in 1971, and was subsequently performed at Covent Garden in 1973.

Owen Wingrave is a young man who comes home to confront his family and rebel against its military past. The ghosts of his ancestors and a dark secret haunt all the inhabitants of the Wingrave home. Britten’s powerful score etches strong individual voices caught within a fraught atmosphere.

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May 9, 2019 7:30 pm
May 12, 2019 3:00 pm
GK ArtsCenter

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lotny.org
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