New York Premiere
Ben Moore, composer
Kelley Rourke, librettist
Eric Sean Fogel, director/choreographer
Brian Vu, baritone
Meroe Khalia Adeeb, soprano
Members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City
Francisco Núñez, conductor
From bloodthirsty monsters to enticing sirens, Odysseus faces down every obstacle imaginable as he sails home from war in this one-hour opera retelling of Homer's epic tale. First commissioned by The Glimmerglass Festival, this all-new production features visuals from The Met's extensive collection of Greek art and artifacts. A hero's journey for all ages.
Odyssey: A Youth Opera is made possible with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Ann Ziff, Douglas Dockery Thomas, Emilie and Michael Corey, Beatrice Santo Domingo, and the Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation.
Bring the Kids is made possible by the Brodsky Family Foundation.
Odyssey: A Youth Opera was commissioned by and premiered at The Glimmerglass Festival in 2015.
Tickets to this event include same day Museum admission.Enjoy a pre-performance drink in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. Doors will open approximately one hour prior to the event and you may purchase a drink and relax in your seat prior to the show.