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To stop environmental destruction,
the sex slave Zhaojün steps out of ancient times into the 21st century
to confront the Emperor, the modern ruler of the world.


Kuan-yin, Chinese goddess of compassion. In the opera, Zhaojun poses as Kuan-Yin.

World Premiere Concert of Alice Shields' new opera
about taking down the patriarchy
and forcing the patriarchs to practice compassion


Presented by
APNM — The Association for the Promotion of New Music
and Ensemble Pi


on the environmental concert
SAVING THE EARTH - Two operas and two meditations for our Planet
November 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue, NYC
tickets $20; $15 senior/student


Sharon Harms, soprano
Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone

Carl Bettendorf, conductor
Ashley Tata, director
and the musicians of Ensemble Pi


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