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Season Finale – As One

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019, 6:00pm


Alexandra Enyart (10 of 21)
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Maxwell Quartet kilts color standing

Elise Quagliata, mezzo soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

Maxwell String Quartet

Colin Scobie, violin
George Smith, violin
Elliott Perks, viola
Duncan Strachan, cello

Alexandra Enyart, conductor
James Blaszko, stage designer

A concert performance of this highly significant chamber opera that chronicles the experiences of a transgender person named Hannah—from her youth in a small city to her college years on the West Coast, and finally to Norway where she is surprised at what she learns about herself. Hannah is played by Elise Quagliata, a mezzo soprano who has gained notice for the unique beauty of her voice and the riveting effect she has on audiences everywhere, and baritone Jesse Blumberg, "easily one of the finest concert and recital singers of our generation." (I Care If You Listen). Directed by rising orchestral and opera conductor, Alexandra Enyart, and stage designer James Blaszko, the singers are joined by the acclaimed Maxwell String Quartet for this special Gala concert performance to close our season.

Pre-performance wine reception with As One composer, Laura Kaminsky at 5:00PM at the Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St., just down the hill from the Rockport Opera House.


LIBRETTISTS Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed

Adults $60
Under age 25 $10
A $3.00 ticketing fee will be applied to each adult single ticket purchase.

Honorary Concert Sponsor
Ronald Stern and Elisse Walter

Lodging Sponsor

Program and Artists are subject to change.