L'enfant et les sortilèges by Maurice Ravel

November 20-21, 2019

Alan Johnson, program and music director
Jeffrey Buchman, stage director
Frost Opera Theater

This timeless masterpiece from 1925 by Maurice Ravel, with libretto by Colette, and originally choreographed by George Balanchine, tells the story of a mischievous child who must suffer the fantastical consequences of his wicked actions. His very home comes to life in order to teach him a lesson, along with an opportunity for redemption. The opera is in French with English subtitles in a chamber orchestration for two pianos, cello, and flute.

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