Based on the famous story by Edgar Allen Poe, composer Phillip Glass has crafted a chamber opera of great power and emotion. As the opera begins, William, our narrator, is summoned to the House of Usher by his long-time and long-lost friend, Roderick Usher. Once there, as the dark secrets slowly unfold, William begins to fear for his friend's life and for his own sanity. Danger, eroticism an potential murder hang in the air, or is it all an illusion? This operatic thriller is a Nashville Opera and Tennessee premiere.
Added by Upcoming Robot on November 7, 2009