Behind the Scenes: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera
Where: Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave.
212-685-0008 Price: $20; $15 for Museum Members.
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General Director of the Portland Opera Christopher Mattaliano talks about his collaboration with Maurice Sendak and opera director Frank Corsaro in staging Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, and Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges. The presentation will be illustrated by images of Sendak’s sketches and production scenes. A live performance of select arias from The Magic Flute will end the evening featuring Patrick McNally, baritone, and Lindsay Ohse, soprano, and Kristen Kemp, piano.
The exhibition Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet will be open at 5:30pm for program attendees.