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Opera | Buried Alive

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What might Edgar Allan Poe write if he were alive today? In its Chicago premiere, this 40-minute chamber opera follows an artist’s journey into death and what lies beyond. Music by Jeff Myers. Libretto by Quincy Long.

  • Location: Hanson 202, North Park University, 5159 N. Spaulding
  • Dates: Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm
  • Free and open to the public

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Music by Jeff Myers

Libretto by Quincy Long

BURIED ALIVE was commissioned by

American Lyric Theater, Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director

World Premiere, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, March 2014

BURIED ALIVE was developed under the auspices of the Composer Librettist Development Program at American Lyric Theater in New York City. Underwriting for the commission and development of BURIED ALIVE was generously provided by the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the ASCAP Foundation.

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