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Misha Penton as Klytemnestra

Klytemnestra – The Original Subversive Female

Sunday, Jun 10, 2012
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Beck Building, Second Floor
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Divergence Vocal Theater presents a new opera by Dominick Diorio. Libretto by Misha Penton.

Klytemnestra The Original Subversive Female

She is Seductress. She is Confidante. She is Chaos.
Greek heroine Klytemnestra single-handedly annihilated the most powerful war hero of her time and destabilized a society. This chamber opera, by Dominick DiOrio (named Best Composer 2011 by the Houston Press), highlights the heroine's complex physiological world and her relationship with her daughter, Iphigenia.

Misha Penton, soprano, artistic director, concept, and libretto
Dominick DiOrio, music
Meg Brooker, dancer and choreography
Meredith Harris, viola
Kyle Evans, piano
Shelley Auer, narrator

A reception follows the 5 p.m. performance. This performance is free with general museum admission. MFAH admission is always free for Members.