John Spencer’s Opera ‘From My Mother’s Mother’

John Spencer’s Opera, ‘From My Mother’s Mother’ will be performed in the Flushing Town Hall, New York City celebrating Mother’s day (FREE for mothers) with a chamber opera about a Korean tradition where Korean women, post- birth, are given seaweed soup which is prepared by their own mother, and believed to assist in recovery. This story, composed by Jeeyoung Kim and libretto written by Janine Joseph, deals with love and reconciliation through one mother providing something to help her daughter, only to face rejection.

Performance in English with English and Korean subtitles.

DATE: SAT, MAY 13, 7:30 PMTickets:$10/FREE for Members, Students & MothersConductor: John Spencer IVSoprano: Hayan KimMezzo Soprano: Gloria Yongkyong ParkMezzo Soprano: Eunjoo Lee – Huls

Baritone: Alex Charlie Boyd

Gayageum: Hyojin Kang

Moderator: Naomi Lewin

(photo by Feliz Sanchez/Houston Grand Opera)

Official Website: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/371c9216d3ee41f77127b52c9bb97216

-TeRra Online Team

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