Siren Song - CFA Fringe Festival

2:00 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2013
** Not Appropriate for Young Audiences ** Composed by Jonathan Dove Libretto by Nick Dear Conducted by William Lumpkin Directed by Jim Petosa Based on the novel of the same name by Gordon Honeycombe, Siren Song tells the story of a love-starved sailor who becomes entangled in a an affair of letters with a person he assumes to be a lonely young woman. A two-act opera sung in English. Approximate running time: one hour with no intermission. The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 17th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts Schools of Music and Theatre and the Opera Institute. The festival’s mission is to produce new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theatre repertoire, bringing performers and audiences together in unique theatrical settings.