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Soldier Songs

Presented by Pittsburgh Opera at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, Pittsburgh PA

Dec 05 - 17 2020
Soldier Songs

Soldier Songs combines elements of theater, opera, rock-infused-concert music, and animation to explore the perceptions versus the realities of the Soldier, the loss and exploitation of innocence, and the difficulty of expressing the truth of war.

The libretto by composer David T. Little was adapted from recorded interviews with veterans of five wars. Soldier Songs traces the shift in perception of war from the age of 6 to the age of 66. We follow the abstract character through the three phases of life: Youth (playing war games) Warrior (time served in the military) and Elder (aged, wise, reflective).

Each of the eleven songs in the production explores a different aspect of the soldier’s experience, ranging from rage, to fear, to joy,

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ADMISSION INFO

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Tickets available for advance purchase online.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 5, 2020 at 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 8, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 11, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 13, 2020 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 15, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 17, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters

2425 Liberty Avenue , Pittsburgh, PA 15222

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Large Print
    • Open Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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