Music by Béla Bartók
Libretto by Béla Balázs
Based on a French fairy tale by Charles Perrault
Jim Petosa, Stage Director
William Lumpkin, Musical Director and pianist
A psychologically probing opera about a young bride who insists on opening all the locked doors of her new husband's castle. Despite his protestations, she persists, with disturbing consequences. Featuring artists from the BU School of Music Opera Institute and School of Theatre.
Running time: 60 minutes, with no intermission
“…the Bartok was a riveting experience.” – David Bonetti, Berkshire Fine Arts, 2011