University Opera Presents Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw”

Date
Sunday, March 05, 2017
Time
3 p.m.
Location
Description
In The Turn of the Screw, Benjamin Britten’s operatic setting of Henry James’s novella, terror takes shape in ghostly, physical, and psychological forms. Premiered in 1954, the composer’s final chamber opera tells of a young governess who is hired to care for two children in an isolated country house in mid-19th century England. She soon realizes that the children are haunted by secrets and spirits that harm them in very real ways. Tickets $25/$20 (Seniors over 62)/$10 (Students)
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