Maria Sensi Sellner - Tales from a Safe Distance
Boccaccio’s 14th century masterpiece “The Decameron” involved ten characters passing the time while sheltering from a plague by telling one another stories – stories comic, tragic, romantic, sexy, terrifying. The Decameron Opera Coalition has adapted those stories for the modern pandemic era. “Tales from a Safe Distance” features nine World Premiere one-act operas, and a tenth wrap-around story starring internationally renowned bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni and featuring a quartet of our instrumentalists - Sandro Leal-Santiesteban, Kira Bokalders, Jesica Sharp Crewe, and James Lesniak. The events run throughout October. WQED-FM's Anna Singer interviews Resonance Works General Director Maria Sensi Sellner about this project.
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Series: Voice of the Arts