Friday, July 01, 2005

Sundance - World Premiere of An Original Opera by Matthew J. Walton





Sundance - World Premiere of An Original Opera by Matthew J. Walton
World premier of original opera by Matthew J. Walton about events leading up to the trial and incarceration of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier

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Thursday, July 7, 8:00 PM & Friday July 8, 8:00 PM
Cazenovia College Theater, Lincklaen Street, Cazenovia
Tickets: $15 regular; $12 students/seniors; free for those 18 and under (available at the door)
For tickets to the opera,
phone 315-655-STAR
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Cazenovia College Theater in Cazenovia, NY, will be the site of the world premiere of "Sundance", an original opera with music composed by Matthew J. Walton and a libretto by Leonard Walton, directed by Victoria Harder King, set design by Jarrod Bray, and costumes by Robin Miller.

The Cast includes Gina Manziello, Amanda Carnie, Carol Ansell Spradling, Uma Maedke, Jonathan Howells, James Shults, Michael Erickson, William Black, Eric Johnson, David Neal and narrator Alex deMontigny (sundancer from the Lakota/Nez Pierce tribes).

Chamber Ensemble conducted by the composer.

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On July 8, there will be a LIVE BROADCAST available at www.xmievents.com
It will be pay-per-view. The live opera webcast will cost only $5, and proceeds will go to the defense fund for Leonard Peltier.

Visit the website early, it's very easy to use. You will create a username and password in the New User Signup. When you hit "Signup", you'll be prompted for payment. Payments from PayPal accounts take 3-4 days to authenticate, so to avoid waiting, it's recommended that you use a credit card.

You must have a Windows Media Player. It can be downloaded HERE.



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You may enjoy a 6:00 PM dinner before the opera at Lincklaen House (cocktails at 5:30) - $20 per person (limit of 60 each evening). Reservations only. July 3 deadline: 315-251-1151 or 315-446-5733. (Choices: Pan Seared Salmon, Chicken & Vegetable Ragout, NY Strip Steak; dinner includes signature popovers, salad & dessert. Drinks & gratuities not included. Vegetarian dinner available on request.)