Learn About A Thousand Splendid Suns – a brand new opera!

Tune in to The Morning Show on WGXC Radio – 90.7FM this Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 9:15am. Mat Tombers of WGXC will be interviewing composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos. These two power houses have created a new opera based on the award winning novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini that will be premiered in full by Seattle Opera in 2020. We’re presenting the workshop performance of Act II on Saturday, November 18 at the library. The event is free and will include a cast and supporting musicians. This is the finale of several events already planned to discuss this seminal novel. 

Monday, Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 16, and 23 
Humanities NY Reading & Discussion Series: Muslim Journeys with Karuna Foudriat Registration for this series is full

Thursday, Sept. 28
Composer & librettist discuss the process of creating a libretto from the novel and ultimately, an opera.

Wednesday, Nov. 8
Hudson Area Library Book Group: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Thursday, Nov. 9
Film Screening of Act 1 – A Thousand Splendid Suns

Saturday, Nov.18
Workshop performances of Act II – A Thousand Splendid Suns

For more information, contact Brenda Shufelt, Program Director at brenda.shufelt@hudsonarealibrary.org.

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