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The Perspective Collective

Details

Categories: Music, Theater

Dates: September 17, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: The Bagel Place, THE INTERNET (Digital Shows), Saint Mary's Church

Overview

The Perspective Collective and Opera on Tap present a performance of contemporary opera about contemporary themes. 

For Love of Country: 

“They will take our freedom from our cold dead hands…” Desperate to save their cause, an aging patriot and his ambitious spokeswoman turn to a suspiciously foreign-sounding graduate student. This contemporary opera combines themes from America, Russia, love, politics, loyalty, and betrayal.

 

Opera on Tap:

patriotism
noun
devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty

sacrifice
noun
an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important
or worthy.

Opera on Tap Philadelphia explores the many perspectives of American patriotism and the accompanying
sacrifices made through American Art Song.

The Perspective Collective

The Perspective Collective is a group of classically inclined musicians dedicated to bringing performances of both new and seasoned works that tie into the events and sensitivities of our world today.

Credits

For Love of Country Cast and Artistic Team: Rachael Basescu (Mezzo-Soprano), Erin Brittain (Soprano), Grant Mech (Baritone), Patrick Fink (Piano), Music by: Michael Leibowitz, Libretto by: Jeremy Basescu


Opera on Tap Philadelphia Cast: Rachael Angus (Soprano), Zachary Angus (Baritone), Audra Casebier (Soprano), Samual Keeler (Tenor)

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