Company Premiere

Music: Kevin Puts*
Text: excerpts from the letters of Georgia O’Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz

World premiere: July 20, 2019, at Tanglewood Music Center

(This performance was originally scheduled to take place on May 16, 2021.)

Renée Fleming, soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
Gemma New*, conductor
Wendall K. Harrington, projection designer
LA Opera Orchestra

*LA Opera debut

Introduction (Ms. Fleming)
First Correspondence (Ms. Fleming and Mr. Gilfry)
A Soul Like Yours (Mr. Gilfry)
Ache (Ms. Fleming and Mr. Gilfry)
Georgia and Alfred (Orchestral Interlude No. 1)
Violin (Ms. Fleming)
Faraway (Mr. Gilfry)
Taos (Ms. Fleming)
The Thing You Call Holy (Ms. Fleming and Mr. Gilfry)
The High Priestess of the Desert (Orchestral Interlude No. 2)
Friends (Ms. Fleming)
Sunset (Ms. Fleming)

Performance date and time:
Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 7:30pm 

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) 

Text excerpts from the letters by Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz used and reprinted by permission of the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. All rights reserved.

All programs, artists and dates are subject to change. 

Last updated: November 30, 2020