Opera On The James - Little Red Riding Hood
Saturday, February 10, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM) (EST)
The children’s classic, adapted by Seymour Barab, features a reimagining of the Big Bad Wolf as a lovable character who hates sweets, as well as the everfamiliar Little Red, who just wishes she had listened to her mother.
Appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Opera on the James’ nationally recognized Tyler Young Artist Program is made up of singers chosen from hundreds of applicants for their high level of vocal, musical and theatrical skills. They are ambassadors for opera as an art form for everyone.
About the Composer: As a composer Seymour Barab (1921-2014) was fast and prolific, especially known for his comic and children’s operas. His version of Little Red Riding Hood has in some years been the most frequently performed opera in America. He also wrote art songs and chamber music works with his signature wit and complex rhythms.
About Opera on the James:
Opera on the James, celebrating its 19th Season, is an OPERA AMERICA Level Four Professional Company in Lynchburg, Virginia Opera, presenting work that enriches, inspires and challenges the cultural landscape of Virginia with mainstage, outreach and education performances and programming. Opera on the James is a 501c3 public charity.
Admission to this performance is FREE, but advance registration is appreciated for headcount purposes! Guests are welcome to attend without advance registration.