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The Aspern Papers

Dominick Argento


The Aspern Papers

Dominick Argento
Sung in English with English supertitles
April 12, 14, 17, 20, 28
New production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission

A stranger appears at a once-grand home on Lake Como, seeking a room to rent. Although suspicious of his motives, a long-retired opera star and her niece agree to take the man in. The lodger, obsessed with a composer who died suddenly and tragically, is convinced his final masterpiece is somewhere in this home belonging to this retired opera star. A game of cat-and-mouse ensues over possession of the Aspern Papers. Stars mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover. Read more!

The Aspern Papers single tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 14, 2012.