Noel Bouley as George Milton and John Christopher Adams as Lennie Small
http://www.youtube.com/get_playerFrederick Ballentine as Slim and David Swain as Curley
CCM Opera’s Production of Carlisle Floyd’s Of Mice and Men opens this Thursday, May 13th and runs through Sunday, May 16th at CCM in Corbett Auditorium.
David Swain as Tarquinius & Jennifer Trombley as Lucretia
It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the CCM Opera Blogsite. We are excited and looking forward to the CCM premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s opera Of Mice And Men directed by Nic Muni and conducted by Maestro Mark Gibson. The composer Carlisle Floyd will be in residence at CCM beginning May 11th through the premiere on May 13th. The production is dedicated to the late CCM Alumnus baritone Julian Patrick who created the role of George Milton for the 1970 world premiere.
Please join us for the following special events:
• A Conversation with Carlisle Floyd
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Werner Recital Hall
• Friends of CCM Backstage Tour*
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CCM Atrium outside Corbett Auditorium
• Of Mice and Men Discussion with J. Ralph Corbett Chair
Robin Guarino, Director Nic Muni & Conductor Maestro
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
reserve your place.
• Invited Final Dress Rehearsal, Of Mice and Men
• Pre-Show Talk with Carlisle Floyd, Robin Guarino, Charles Parsons, Gustav Andreassen & Marcus Kuchle
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Baur Room
• Of Mice and Men
May, 13th*, 14th, 15th
* Intermezzo Event & Post-Performance Talk Back
with Composer Carlisle Floyd, Director Nic Muni
& Conductor Maestro Mark Gibson
I look forward to seeing you there
J. Ralph Corbett Chair of Opera