May 19-21, 2017 ~ “La Flamenca” at the Marigny Opera House


Opera Creole presents “La Flamenca” 

May 19-21, 2017 ~ 7 pm

Marigny Opera House

725 St. Ferdinand St, New Orleans, LA 70117


Set in 19th-century Cuba, the opera tells the story of a Creole songstress, her troubled love for a Spanish military officer, and her dramatic struggles in the conflict for Cuba’s independence. La Flamenca (1903) was written by Lucien Lambert, a composer of New Orleans Creole heritage, and a student of the great Jules Massenet. Produced to acclaim in Paris, the opera has never been performed in its entirety in America until now.

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