A digital short that dives deeper into emotions and themes of "p r i s m".
Even in the most turbulent of times, we all need to take a moment for contemplation. Overflowing with ravishing lyricism, Lumee's Dream captures the inner thoughts of a mother as she muses on her teenage daughter's vulnerability. It takes inspiration from a rare moment of reflection in "p r i s m," the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by composer Ellen Reid and librettist Roxie Perkins, which premiered at LA Opera in 2018. Co-directors James Darrah and Adam Larsen create a visual poem, filling the digital screen with kaleidoscopic imagery.
Get access to watch Lumee's Dream for free by registering below. You will then be able to access the digital short starting at 11am (PST) on January 29 to February 11, 2021.
Dive deeper into the world of Lumee's Dream by watching the full digital performance of "p r i s m," streaming for free from 4pm (PST) on January 26 to February 8, 2021 by clicking here.
NOTE: This video contains kaleidoscopic imagery and may cause dizziness in some individuals.
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“Stunning... with Ellen Reid's incandescent 'p r i s m,' an opera composer is born.”