|Grant Youngblood and Michael Weyandt|
The Poet will be sung by Grant Youngblood and The Muse by Michael Weyandt. The performance will feature string quartet and percussion and be conducted by Jennifer Peterson. The opera is based on the homoerotic poetry of Gavin Geoffrey Dillard.
You can watch the clips from Frontiers, which feature Tyson Deaton conducting with piano accompaniment by Stephen Carey. Wes Mason sang The Poet and Matt Moeller sang The Muse.
John De Los Santos and Clint Borzoni discuss "When Adonis Calls"
Matt Moeller and Wes Mason sing "A Garden of Teeth"
Wes Mason sings "Two Nooses"
The performance will also include the world premiere of Clint Borzoni's song cycle "Earth, my likeness" featuring countertenor Daniel Bubeck. The piece is based on the poems of Constantine Cavafy, May Swenson and Walt Whitman.
Tickets are $20 in advance and are available online.