Opera at USC - Proving Up
In addition to two fully staged operas with orchestra each year, Opera at USC presents the free The Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series.
Proving Up, is a contemporary opera composed by Missy Mazzoli. Set in the harsh and unforgiving landscape of the American frontier in the 1860s, the opera tells a haunting story of perseverance and the pursuit of the American Dream. The narrative centers around the Zegner family, who have settled in Nebraska and are determined to “prove up” their land to secure their own piece of the American Dream. The opera delves into themes of identity, sacrifice and the human desire for progress and ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 13, 2024 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
- Apr 14, 2024 at 03:00 pm (Sun)