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The U.S. Premiere of Idaspe, created by Claire van Kampen and Chatham Baroque, directed by van Kampen, at the Byham Theater this October featuring international and award-winning artists like Vivica Genaux and John Holiday.
Idaspe follows two children from the post-war Middle East who came to Naples as refugees. They are separated in an underworld where organized crime is more welcoming than ‘legitimate’ business, and grown to adulthood, the siblings become powerful bosses of two opposing clans. Artaserse, the more brutal, kidnaps two women from his rivals, an incident that will force a face-to-face clash in this escalating war.
The prison of the captives is a literal one, but all the characters are chained byView more
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