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Opera at USC: Susannah by Carlisle Floyd

Presented by USC School of Music at Drayton Hall Theatre, Columbia SC

Nov 01 - 03 2019
Opera at USC: Susannah by Carlisle Floyd

Sixty-five years since its premiere, South Carolina-born Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah” stands as one of the most beloved American operas.

“He is a master of creating mood in the orchestra….” wrote the Los Angeles Times about Carlisle Floyd, a South Carolina born composer. Floyd is the 2004 National Medal of Arts and the 2008 National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honoree for lifetime work recipient. Opera at USC presents Floyd’s Susannah – 65 years since its premiere it stands as one of the most beloved American operas.

About Susannah, SFGate declared “The composer’s first mature opera, and still his best known, is a

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Tickets now on sale! Adults: $25; seniors/UofSC faculty & staff/military: $20; students with ID: $10
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1214 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208


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