Temple of Israel is pleased to present an opera workshop performance of Meira’s Elijah’s Violin Sunday, March 18 @ 4 p.m. at the Reibman Center. This first public presentation of the opera-in-progress is for school age children and adults of all ages. Adapted from the Jewish folk tale in Howard Schwartz’s collection Elijah’s Violin and other Jewish Fairy Tales, the opera features a magical violin which releases the imprisoned melodies of the heart. Libretto by Susan Levi Wallach and Meira Warshauer. General admission $12.00, and free for students of the Temple of Israel School. Call or email the Temple office at 910-762-0000 or [email protected] to purchase tickets.
Performers are from the UNCW Opera Workshop directed by Nancy King, along with soloist Carl Samet and an ensemble of violin, flute, cello and piano.
Meira Warshauer, is an award-winning composer who grew up in Wilmington and whose music has been performed worldwide. Her late parents Sam and Miriam Warshauer were long time members of the Temple of Israel. This performance is dedicated to their memory.
More about the opera at https://meirawarshauer.com/works/the-stone-princess-and-elijahs-violin-work-in-progress/