Trouble in Tahiti and Arias & Barcarolles
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Boston Lyric Opera presents a new double-billed production of Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and his Arias & Barcarolles as part of the composer’s centennial celebration.
With a little white house in the suburbs, Sam and Dinah are the perfect picture of a young couple in the 1950s – and they are both desperately unhappy. A clever and cutting libretto matched with a jazz-infused score, Tahiti delivers a candid and profound portrait of a couple longing for love and intimacy amidst the American dream.
In an evening celebrating the work of Leonard Bernstein, Tahiti will be performed with Arias & Barcarolles, a poignant rumination on marriage, life, and the natureView more
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