The Shining – Sneak Peak #3

The Shining

“The Shining is a horror story, but it is also much more than that, because it is dimensional, psychological and, perhaps most importantly, believable.” Eric Simonson, stage director of the Minnesota Opera’s upcoming premiere of Paul Moravec’s new opera, shares some thoughts about bringing the story to life on stage. Access the complete article from […] Read more »

Press Release: The Shining Sold Out!

The Shining

This just in from the Minnesota Opera: Minnesota Opera’s The Shining is Sold Out Standing room tickets just released MINNEAPOLIS (April 20, 2016) – Minnesota Opera is excited to announce that reserved seating of its new opera, The Shining, is entirely sold out. With less than three weeks to go before the curtain rises on […] Read more »

The Shining – Sneak Peek #2

The Shining

Another installment in Subito Music’s “sneak peeks” at the magic behind the upcoming Moravec/Campbell operaThe Shining, to be premiered May 7 by the Minnesota Opera. Librettist Mark Campbell details his perspective on bringing Stephen King’s 600-page novel to opera. Read more »

“Six months out, Minnesota Opera’s ‘The Shining’ already sounds ominous”

MinnPost | The Shining

More on the Minnesota Opera’s workshop presentation of Stephen King’s “The Shining” by Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell to be premiered in May. Paul says, ““In my view, this is the story of Abraham and Isaac in 1975.” [King’s novel was first published in 1977.] “You have a guy who has two sets of instructions. […] Read more »

“The Shining” – Workshop Sneak Peak

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Minnesota Opera held a private workshop sneak peak of their commissioned opera “The Shining” by Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell based on the novel by Stephen King. The opera is scheduled to be premiered in May. Paul had this to say about the work, “”Opera is about three things — love, death and power. This […] Read more »

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 » “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 »