Flight

January 25–February 2

Music by Jonathan Dove
Libretto by April De Angelis

Make Your Connection

Eight complete strangers find they have more in common than they think. Stranded overnight at an airport, they meet a refugee forced to call the terminal his home and soon realize they need each other to get to their destinations. Inspired by a true story, Jonathan Dove’s Flight is a touching and deeply human comedy all about what it means to make a real connection.

Language

Performed in English with English captions projected above the stage.

Runtime

Approximately two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission.

Synopsis

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Act I

Dawn: and the Controller sits in her tower. People start to arrive at the airport…

 

Composer

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Jonathan Dove

Inspired by the haunting tale of Mehran Nasseri, composer Jonathan Dove discovered that people felt the same magnetic pull to this story as he did. Dove’s music has filled opera houses with delighted audiences of all ages on  all five continents.

Director's Notes

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David Toro

Stranded in an aiport in a refugee crisis, when a storm grounds all flights bringing a group of strangers together with their own personal dilemmas. Expect to leave asking yourself life’s big questions in Jonathan Dove’s Flight

Meet the Artist

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Cortez Mitchell

Did you know our lead was the first ever countertenor Resident Artist here at the MN Opera? Read more about why he’s excited to sing The Refugee in our production of Flight.

 

Camerata Luncheon

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Disembark from the everyday and join us for a pre-performance Camerata Luncheon at Holman’s Table located on the tarmac of the Saint Paul Downtown Airport in celebration of Flight.

5 Reasons to See Flight

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5 Reasons to See Flight

Get the inside scoop on everything Flight has to offer. Read the top five reasons to see this show!

 

 

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight | Opera Parallèle, 2017

(c) Steve Bartolomeo
(c) Steve Bartolomeo

Flight

Opera Parallèle, 2017 (c) Steve Bartolomeo
Opera Parallèle, 2017 (c) Steve Bartolomeo

 

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