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Opera Theatre Docent Presentation: Galileo Galilei

June 3 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Come join us as we take a look at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ Galileo Galilei, presented by Phyllis Hyken.

Discover the story of Galileo’s unwavering dedication to the pursuit of knowledge that paved the way for groundbreaking scientific advancements, but also caused fierce conflicts with the Church he loved. This opera shines a light on Galileo’s steadfast spirit and reminds us of the enduring importance of intellectual curiosity. A docent from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis will talk about the story of Galileo Galilei and play excerpts from Glass’ mesmerizing composition with a libretto by the renowned playwright Mary Zimmerman.

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