When: Wed., April 8, 7-9 p.m. 2015
Featuring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Michelle Merrill, conductor. Jessica Rivera, soprano. Gabriela Lena Frank, composer. Enjoy selections from a large-scale opera in progress by DSO Composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank and playwright Nilo Cruz. Catrina, the keeper of souls, bestows a gift but once a year to the spirits in her charge whereby they can visit their loved ones still living. Frida Kahlo, who, having predeceased her beloved husband Diego Rivera, yearns to see him once again. The performance follows an interactive discussion exploring the creative process behind the opera and the inspiration found in the lives of Kahlo and Rivera.
Price: $20 ($10 for students)