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Sympathy

American premiere

(Original Title: Acante et Céphise, or La Sympathie)  

In French, with English supertitles

by JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU.     Libretto: Jean-François Marmontel

October 28, November 1 and 3 at 7.30pm

The Haven, 112 West Market Street, Charlottesville VA, 22902

Student $12   General Admission $40   Premium $75

Starring: Rachelle Durkin (Céphise), Ted Schmitz (Acante), Jorell Williams (Génie), Sarah Wolfson (Zirphile) and Brenda Patterson (Grand Priestess).

Conductor: Christine Brandes

Director: Miriam Gordon-Stewart

Choreographer: Maria Daniel

Featuring a resident Ensemble from Early Music Access Project, led by David McCormick

It’s easy to say “I know how you feel.” It’s easy to express compassion and to join a cause for righteousness. But who gets hurt in the process? If some of us are in the right, then some must be in the wrong. Right?

VHO unites the driving pulse of the Baroque with high-octane hip hop dance in an opera by the first guy to drop the bass! Don't believe us? Hear it for yourself:

Sponsored by The Virginia Commission for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts

Sponsored by The Virginia Commission for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts

Also sponsored by the BAMA WORKS Fund of Dave Matthews Band

Also sponsored by the BAMA WORKS Fund of Dave Matthews Band