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prisoner of the state

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prisoner of the state

by David Lang

New York Philharmonic

Don’t miss this contemporary take on Beethoven’s Fidelio. In prisoner of the state, our climactic season finale, Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang transforms the classic opera into an exploration of challenging an evil government, putting a fresh lens on the fall of a political tyrant. The Philharmonic — an integral part of the drama — serves as witness in this fully staged opera.

Jaap van Zweden

Conductor

Elkhanah Pulitzer

Director

Julie Mathevet

Soprano

Alan Oke

Tenor

Jarrett Ott

Baritone

Eric Owens

Bass-Baritone

Earlier Event: June 6
prisoner of the state
Later Event: June 8
prisoner of the state