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Cooperative production
with Orfeo Duo and Opera Pomme Rouge


The World Premiere of

The Mountain and the Valley 

Music and Libretto by Ishmael Wallace

Composer & librettist Ishmael Wallace’s moving new opera emerged from years of thoughtful walks in the neighborhood contemplating Orpheus & Eurydice, Psyche & Eros, and the journey of the soul into life.

Saturday November 12 at 4 pm

St Mary's Episcopal Church, Manhattanville

521 West 126th Street New York NY,

(1/2 block West of Amsterdam Avenue)


Sunday November 13 at 4 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

164 West 100th Street, New York, NY

(Just east of Amsterdam Avenue)




Orpheus                         Ishmael Wallace

Eurydice                         Rachel Hippert 

Direction & lighting      Anna Etsuko Tsuri

Costume design           Mizuko Kaji

Costume supervision  Maria Torffield

Violin                              Kate Goddard

Piano                              Vita Wallace

In two cozy & historic churches with beautiful acoustics. Please join us!

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