( Thu., Feb. 15, 2018 - Fri., Feb. 16, 2018 )
Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
North Carolina Opera is pleased to present Family Secrets: Kith and Kin featuring soprano Andrea Edith Moore, who conceived and commissioned this new work composed by Daniel Thomas Davis, with texts by seven nationally-acclaimed Southern authors: Jeffery Beam, Allan Gurganus, Randall Kenan, Michael Malone, Frances Mayes, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace. The performances feature multi-media elements from photographer Elizabeth Matheson and American Folk Art Buildings selected from the collection of W. Steven Burke and Randy Campbell. These performances are conducted by Vincent Povázsay; Francesca Talenti is the director and designer. Narrarated by Jane Holding. The piece lasts 45 minutes, and will be followed by a Q and A with the creators and interpreters.