Book of Mountains and Seas fact sheet 

Music and Libretto: Huang Ruo *
World premiere: November 3, 2021, at the Royal Danish Opera House in Copenhagen
U.S. premiere: March 15, 2022, at St. Ann’s Warehouse in New York City

Vocalists from Ars Nova Copenhagen:
Anna Schubert
Melanie Russell
Mari Øyrehagen
Hanne Marie le Fevre
Laura Lamph
Iris Oja
Luís Toscano
James Robinson
Jakob Skjoldborg
Asger Lynge Petersen
Rasmus Kure Thomsen
Mikkel Tuxen

Emily Batsford
Lute Breuer
Ben Elling
Rosa Elling
Rachel Schapira
Ashley Winkfield

Yuri Inoo
Erica Hou

Creative Team:
Director and Production Designer: Basil Twist *
Lighting Designer: Poe Saegusa *
Creative Producer: Beth Morrison

* LA Opera debut  

Performance dates and times:  
April 10, 2024, at 8pm  
April 12, 2024, at 8pm 
April 13, 2024, at 8pm 
April 14, 2024, at 2pm 

Performed in Mandarin with English supertitles   

Estimated running time: one hour and 15 minutes

Commissioned, developed and produced by Beth Morrison Projects.
Co-presented with BroadStage.

Venue: The Eli & Edythe Broad Stage (1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401)
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.   

Last updated: March 22, 2024

Last updated: February 19, 2023