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21 Nov 2019

L’arietta Productions Presents The Three Feathers (Lori Laitman, Dana Gioia)

The Three Feathers
Music by Lori Laitman
Libretto by Dana Gioia

Aliwal Arts Centre
21 Nov 19 (Th) 7:30 PM
22 Nov 19 (F) 7:30 PM
23 Nov 19 (Sa) 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
24 Nov 19 (Sa) 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Tickets: SGD38 (Standard), SGD30 (Student & Concession), SGD106 (Family of 2 adults & 2 kids)
Gratis entry for children aged under 3.
Early bird discount: SGD5 (until 31 Oct 19 (Th))

L’arietta Productions proudly present the Asian premiere of THE THREE FEATHERS by Lori Laitman. Join Princess Dora as she ventures into the magical world to save her father’s kingdom. A chamber opera composed by a woman, directed by a woman, about a young girl’s journey? What’s not to love? Written for the young and the young at heart, the whole family is invited to be part of Princess Dora’s adventure this November at Aliwal Arts Centre.

Based on a tale by the Brothers Grimm, the opera presents a young female protagonist, Princess Dora, as its hero. A magic feather leads the shy, self-doubting princess to an enchanted Underworld ruled by a giant Frog King. Here she summons her courage and compassion to face a series of mysterious and comic adventures that change her life. Completing her quest, she saves her father’s kingdom from the plots of her selfish sisters and earns her right to the crown.

Described by Fanfare Magazine as “one of the most talented and intriguing of living composers,” Lori Laitman’s works are widely performed internationally. Written with librettist Dana Gioia (past Chairman of The National Endowment for the Arts), “The Three Feathers” was commissioned by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech in 2014, and we are thrilled to produce its Asian premiere.

Audience participation is mandatory. Bring your whole family and get ready to join Dora and the creatures of the underworld.

Composer: Lori Laitman
Librettist: Dana Gioia
Director: Isabella Chiam
Music Director: Aloysius Foong
Visual Artist: Colette Alexandratos
Cast: Brent Allcock, Leslie Tay, Kristen Symes, Ng Jingyun, Samuel Ng, Nia Edwards, Val Chong, Chloe Ong, Jana Choa, and Tan Shou Chen