Thompson Street Opera Company http://wfpl.org en A Side of Emily Dickinson (and Opera) Seldom Seen in Thompson Street's Season Opener http://wfpl.org/post/side-emily-dickinson-and-opera-seldom-seen-thompson-streets-season-opener <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s possible you’ve not seen opera quite like this. Thompson Street Opera Company opened its second season last night with a regional premiere of Eva Kendrick’s chamber opera “Emily,” a satisfying peek into the family dynamics and dramatic social life of one of America’s most intriguing foundational poets.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Staged in the as-yet-unfinished theater at Vault 1031, a new performance space on the edge of Old Louisville (1031 S. Sat, 24 May 2014 15:03:17 +0000 Erin Keane 9421 at http://wfpl.org A Side of Emily Dickinson (and Opera) Seldom Seen in Thompson Street's Season Opener Thompson Street Opera Company Dreams Big, Thinks Small http://wfpl.org/post/thompson-street-opera-company-dreams-big-thinks-small <p>Claire DiVizio launched Thompson Street Opera Company last year to lift up works by living opera composers - no old warhorse productions here. That approach was novel last year, but with the <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-opera-makes-bold-move-focus-new-rare-unfamiliar-works">Kentucky Opera's announcement that the next five seasons of the flagship company's programming would also be devoted to new and rare work</a>, Thompson Street's new defining characteristic is its size. Wed, 21 May 2014 20:01:42 +0000 Erin Keane 9401 at http://wfpl.org Thompson Street Opera Company Dreams Big, Thinks Small New Operas, New Company in Town http://wfpl.org/post/new-operas-new-company-town <p>No "La Traviata." No "Don Giovanni." Absolutely no "La Bohème." You won't find the usual suspects from the classical repertoire in <a href="http://www.thompsonstreetopera.org/">Thompson Street Opera Company's</a> season. The young company is more interested in exploring new works by living composers, like Marcus Maroney's&nbsp;morality play "Dust of the Road," a one-act opera that opens Friday at Central Presbyterian Church.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 21:15:28 +0000 Erin Keane 5470 at http://wfpl.org New Operas, New Company in Town