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Opera Performance: Bless Me, Ultima

Overview

Through Feb. 21st. Every other day.

Hector Armienta's Bless Me, Ultima is a fully-staged opera with orchestra, sung in English with both English and Spanish supertitles and presented in three acts with one intermission. This will be the world premiere of the Rudolfo Anaya masterwork.

Opera Southwest, along with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and San Jose's Opera Cultura, is thrilled to have commissioned an opera based on Rudolfo Anaya's best-selling novel Bless Me, Ultima. The composer, Hector Armienta, has worked with Mr. Anaya on the libretto, and the resulting piece will be an historic event. Maestro Guillermo Figueroa conducts.