‘Our Town’ Opera Visits Raleigh

‘Our Town’ Opera Visits Raleigh
Fletcher, Biddle, Broyhill Foundations Provide Funding

Our  Town
“Our Town”
Friday, February 9th at 8pm
Sunday, February 11th at 2pm

A.J. Fletcher Opera Theatre

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Thanks to the Philanthropy Journal for this capcom story. This article appeared in the February 2, 2007, edition of Philanthropy Journal.

With the support of three North Carolina foundations, the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute at the North Carolina School of the Arts will present a new opera in Raleigh in February.

“Our Town” is funded primarily by a grant from the A.J. Fletcher Foundation, which publishes the Philanthropy Journal, with additional support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Broyhill Family Foundations and Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.

Performances will be held February 9 and 11 at the downtown Fletcher Opera Theater at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

The opera is based on the play by Thornton Wilder, with music by composer Ned Rorem and lyrics by poet J.D. McClatchy.

Institute opera fellows, along with students from the School of Music, will perform, with sets and technical support provided by students from the School of Design and Production.

Thanks to the Philanthropy Journal for this capcom story
& the Fletcher Opera Institute for this capcom photo.

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