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'KEPT: A Ghost Story' (World Premiere)

  • Virginia Arts Festival 440 Bank Street Norfolk, VA 23510 (map)

Kristin Kuster: composer
Megan Levad: librettist
JoAnn Falletta: conductor
Mary Birnbaum: stage director
William Burden, tenor
Kelsey Lauritano, mezzo


Kept marks the first operatic collaboration between composer Kristin Kuster and poet Megan Levad, whose haunting score and vivid poetry illuminate the hearts of two ill-fated lovers. The 19th-century story of a wild young woman, the lighthouse keeper she marries, and the dark secrets they share. 

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