Opera in One Act
Houston Grand Opera presents The Houston Opera Studio production of The Song of Majnun
Music by Bright Sheng, Libretto by Andrew Porter
“A Persian Romeo and Juliet”
Cast includes: Raymond Very, Ana Maria Martinez, Jill Grove, Grant Youngblood, Mary Petro, Jonita Lattimore, Patrick Blackwell, Michael Chioldi.
The Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Ward Holmquist, conductor
Recorded live in performance, March, 24, 26, 1995, at the Cullen Theater, Wortham Center, Houston Texas
Also includes a 17 minute discussion between the composer and librettist, in conversation with classical radio host Tom Sudholt.
Bright Sheng: The Song of Majnun
An Opera in One Act
1-7. Scene I – Scene VII
8. Interlude: Majnun’s Dream
9. Scene VIII
10. Composer Bright Sheng and Librettist Andrew Porter in conversation with Tom Sudholt, host of “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera”