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“Trouble in Tahiti” is a one-act opera by Leonard Bernstein that features a day in the life of Sam and Dinah, a young couple in a troubled marriage.
Written in 1950, the opera features a jazz vocal trio as Greek chorus and juxtaposes the idealistic portrayal of the era with the undercurrent of frustrated post-war relationships.
Running time is approximately 45 minutes. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein; stage direction by Stephanie Sadownik; music direction by Michelle DiRusso; music preparation by Danielle Hutchison.
“Trouble In Tahiti” is presented by arrangement with Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., sole agent for Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Company LLC, publisher and copyright owner.
School of Music - Music Theatre and Opera
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