StarTribune: ‘The Shining’ set for Minnesota Opera’s 2015-16 season

Minneapolis StarTribune | The Shining

From the Minneapolis StarTribune: Minnesota Opera, which opens “The Manchurian Candidate” this weekend, will host another world premiere in its 2015-16 season. “The Shining,” adapted from the Stephen King novel, with a score by Paul Moravec and libretto by Mark Campbell, debuts May 7, 2016. Campbell also wrote the libretto for “Candidate” and the Pulitzer […] Read more »

BMOP Presents “The Blizzard Voices”


The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) presents a free concert March 5, 2015 In the midst of historic storms, BMOP presents a free concert to the Boston community. Let’s come together for an evening of powerful music! Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 8pm Pre-concert talk with the composers | 7pm Jordan Hall at New England […] Read more » “The Shining” | The Shining announces Minnesota Opera’s 2015-2016: Stephen King’s best-selling novel comes to life in this suspenseful new opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec. As the Torrance family settles in at the infamous Overlook Hotel, Jack comes face to face with his own demons – real and imagined. Will he be able to protect his wife […] Read more » “The Shining” PowerPress | The Shiningg

More on “The Shining” from PowerPress: Minnesota Opera’s new season includes classics, Stephen King’s thriller — “The Shining.” Yes, Minnesota Opera does the classics well, but some of its finest productions have come when it’s premiered new operas like Ricky Ian Gordon’s “The Grapes of Wrath,” Kevin Puts’ Pulitzer-winning “Silent Night” or Douglas Cuomo’s […] Read more »

CBS Minnesota: “The Shining”

CBS Minnesota | The Shining

CBS Minnesota has posted the following announcement: ‘Shining,’ ‘Tosca, ‘Flute’ Among Minnesota Opera Offerings The Minnesota Opera has announced it will present five operas in its next season including the world premiere of “The Shining.” Based on the Stephen King novel, “The Shining” features music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec making his Minnesota Opera […] Read more »

Wall Street Journal – Newest of the New

Wall Street Journal | New York Festival of Song

The Wall Street Journal featured an in-depth review of The New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) highlighting the recent February 10 show. “Mr. Moravec’s program (Feb. 10) demonstrated his operatic bona fides in effective character pieces from his two completed operas, “The King’s Man,” about Benjamin Franklin, and “The Letter,” after W. Somerset Maugham, before […] Read more »

Paul Moravec & Friends: NYFOS


Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7pm: Paul Moravec & Friends OPERA America’s National Opera Center 330 Seventh Avenue (at 29th Street), New York, NY Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec hosts and curates an evening that includes selections from his exceptional body of vocal music, including his forthcoming opera The Shining. The opera, with a libretto by […] Read more »