Parlando: The COC Blog

2/5/2011

Nixon in China Opens Today

This afternoon will mark the very first time that John Adams' landmark work Nixon in China is performed at the COC. Of all the operas in our season, this one is possibly the most likely to be unfamiliar. Here are some ways to prepare: 

Watch this video of conductor Pablo Heras-Casado talking about what makes John Adams' music interesting: 

Some other things: 

 


When you've seen the performance, let us know what you thought! 

 


See you at the opera!

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001