Friday, February 25, 2022 at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2:30pm
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Artistic Director Tobias Picker’s acclaimed 1996 opera. The shocking true story of a girl seduced by evil, of a woman betrayed by fate. Based on Judith Rossner’s affecting retelling.
“Arguably, the greatest American opera of the 20th century…”
—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Composed by Tobias Picker
Sung in English with English supertitles
Meet the Artists
Emmeline was premiered by Santa Fe Opera in 1996, and was subsequently televised nationally on PBS’ Great Performances. The opera received its east coast premiere by New York City Opera in 1998, and in 2015, Opera Theatre of St. Louis mounted a major new production that was praised as “a work of gripping emotional intensity and extraordinary musical expressivity” (Dallas Morning News), “one of the best operas written in the past 25 years” (Wall Street Journal), and “the greatest American opera of the 20th century” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch).
Featuring two Oklahoma premieres and three new productions! General Director Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera’s 74th season, which…