Multimedia reality opera The News with music by Jacob ter Veldhuis

17 April 2015 — 18 April 2015
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA New York City Show on map | add to calendar
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THE NEWS is a multimedia reality opera with music from Dutch composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis and performed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, on April 17 and 18 at 7 pm.

“A multimedia experience that splashes political hot potatoes across the stage yet refuses to be cynical or polemical. It leaves the audience puzzled and delighted at the same time.” —Pittsburgh Post Gazette

THE NEWS is a multimedia reality opera that transforms current events, political rhetoric, and the media into operatic hyper-drama. Crafted from news broadcasts and set to music by the brilliant composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis (JacobTV).The avant-pop music by brilliant Dutch composer JacobTV is a blend of classical, world, blues, jazz and rock. The opera receives its New York premiere with Fulcrum New Music Project (Stephen Burns, Artistic Director), featuring vocalists Nora Fischer and Loire.

Tickets start at $50 but if you use the code CULTURE15 you save 20% on tickets! 

Bring the Kids for $1.
Tickets to this event include Museum admission. Buy tickets now for the best seats in the house. Valid online via phone 212-570-3949, or at the Great Hall Box Office.  
*Restrictions apply. Regular service fees apply. Not valid on other offers. Not valid on Bring the Kids for $1 tickets. May be revoked at any time.