Worth Knowing: Opera North is seeking volunteer ushers for Scalia/Ginsberg performances
Opera North is looking for volunteer ushers for its upcoming production of Scalia/Ginsburg at the Briggs Opera House in WRJ. Performance dates are Friday, October 12 at 7 pm and Saturday, October 13 at 5 pm at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction.
Inspired by the opinions of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia and by the “operatic precedent” of Händel, Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Offenbach, Bizet, Sullivan, Puccini, Strauss, et al.
Scalia/Ginsburg is an American comic opera by composer-librettist Derrick Wang about the unlikely friendship of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia.
Launched at a special presentation at the Supreme Court of the United States in 2013, Scalia/Ginsburgreceived its world premiere production in 2015 at renowned conductor Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, followed by a sold-out second production in 2017 at The Glimmerglass Festival.
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