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Fri, Nov 17


Thompson Concert Hall

Protectress: A New Opera Reading

Opera Contempo is pleased to announce a reading of the first two scenes of a new opera, composed by Utah’s Jessica Rudman, with libretto by Kendra Preston Leonard.

Protectress: A New Opera Reading
Protectress: A New Opera Reading

Time & Location

Nov 17, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM MST

Thompson Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents' Cir, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA

About the event

Protectress” is a modern sequel to the Medusa myth that explores compassion and solidarity in relation to rape culture, victim blaming, and the processing of trauma.

Directed by Anthony T. Buck

Conducted by Christopher Ramos


Gerta Wiemer, piano

Aubrey Adams-McMillan, Medusa

Emily Nelson, Stheno

Lindsay Spring-Browning, Euryale

Julie Wright-Costa, Hera

Mandi Barrus, Artemis

Kirstin Chavez, Hecate

Cynthia Harris, Aphrodite

Kahli Dalbow, Clotho

Hilary Koolhoven, Lachesis

Natalie Easter, Atropos

Free and open to the public

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