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Liebovar, or The Little Blind Girl

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Categories: Dance, Music, Family

Dates: September 16, 2022

Run Time: 90 mins

Venue: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

Overview

Liebovar, or The Little Blind Girl is a new opera based on an original story by Philadelphia-area composer Misha Dutka. It tells the tale of an ancient, mystical village in which all the children have mysteriously disappeared, one by one, except for a little blind girl. The cast includes an evil ogre and a forest full of animals dancing to the music of a mini-orchestra.

While some images may be intense for very young children, anyone who likes Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will love Liebovar, or The Little Blind Girl.

The performance features choreography by Anne Margaret O’Malley, artistic director for Flamenco Y Más. As an added bonus, a select group of O’Malley’s students will open the evening with a program of Flamenco Family Fun, a delightful presentation celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

This is an evening of music and dance you won’t want to miss!

The Delaware Valley Opera Company / DVOC

The Delaware Valley Opera Company (DVOC) was founded in 1989 by James Wiest and Sandra Day with a mission to bring top quality operatic performances to audiences in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, and to allow young singers to perform standard repertoire as well as world-premieres and rarely-performed works.

Credits

Misha Dutka, Composer: Connie Koppe, Stage Director: Sirapat Jittapirom, Music Director: Anne Margaret O'Malley, Choreographer: Joyce Brommer, Assistant Director: Sandre Day, Delaware Valley Opera Company President: Nichole Dantoni, Liebovar: Alize Francheska, Liebovar's Mother: Martin Hargrove, Ungeheuer: Lily Kull, The Duckling: Cassia Lee, The Faun: Emily Byrne, The Squirrel: Julie Smith, The Turtle.

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