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MARIA DE BUENOS AIRES

Warner Grand Theatre
Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00 PM



Long Beach Opera's 2012 season opens wih Astor Piazzola's Maria de Buenos Aires. Set during Argentina's "Dirty War," this production is a "...a non-traditional work of stunning originality that explores the different sides of Maria — the ultimate metaphor for the heart and soul of Argentina..."

Weaving together jazz, classical music, poetry, dance and voice, the production stars mezzo-soprano, Peabody Southwell; baritone, Gregorio Gonzales. Also featured are Gregorio Luke, Mark Bringelson and dancers from the Nanette Brodie Dance Theatre.