Curtis Opera Theatre - Doctor Atomic by John Adams

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Curtis Opera Theatre - Doctor Atomic by John Adams

Tim Myers, conductor
R.B. Schlather, director

At the dawn of the nuclear age, scientists at Los Alamos prepare to test the first atomic bomb while pondering the massive destructive power of the force they will soon unleash. "A moving and compelling work of moral, as well as musical, grandeur" (Daily Telegraph), this compelling drama by John Adams captures the conflicted soul of an era.

Fully staged production with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, sung in English with supertitles

Subscribe to the Curtis Opera Theatre 3-concert series. Prices are $24, $80. Contact the Curtis Patron Services Office, or (215) 893-7902 to purchase or for more information.

Please Note: This performance will feature the use of confetti, falling items from the celing to the stage floor, and multiple, non-stobing lighting changes.

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Perelman Theater

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Curtis Institute of Music




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