Passage

Presented by the Opera Theater of Yale College and the Yale Undergraduate Chamber Orchestra

by Benjamin Beckman and Adam Haliburton

Passage

The Opera Theater of Yale College and the Yale Undergraduate Chamber Orchestra present the world premiere of Passage, a 70-minute chamber opera with libretto by Adam Haliburton (YC ‘09 PhD ‘22) and music by Benjamin Beckman (‘23 [Passage is a senior thesis in music composition]). One man’s life is forever changed when he is forced to kill a soldier he did not want to kill, and encounters the ghost of the soldier years later. Passage deals with themes of war, loss, mortality, and fate.

There are plentiful design opportunities for this production. If you’re interested in being involved with the team, please feel free to reach out!

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Performance Dates & Times

April 21, 2023 - 8:00pm

April 22, 2023 - 8:00pm

April 23, 2023 - 2:00pm

Location

TBD

Venue Accessibility: 
Contact the email listed above or the producer for inquiries regarding accessibility.

Reservations

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Patron Information

This performance is open to asymptomatic patrons with an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination. Patrons should carry vaccination documentation and be prepared to show it if asked.

Yale-approved masks  are required for all audience members.

Performers

John
Weston Kerekes
The Young Soldier/The Ghost
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Katie Gurney
Ensemble
Anjal Jain
Ensemble
Awuor Onguru
Ensemble

Production Team

Composer
Librettist
Adam Haliburton
Musical Director
First Assistant
Choreographer
Dramaturg
Sound Engineer