Wednesday, September 08, 2010

While Washington National Opera Reconsiders Its Future, Los Angeles National Opera To Give World Premiere Of Daniel Catán's Il Postino

September 23 world premiere performance by the Los Angeles National Opera of Daniel Catán's Il Postino

Image credit: George Tooker, Subway, 1950
Egg tempera on composition board, 18 1/8 x 36 1/8 in.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Purchased with funds from the Juliana Force Purchase Award.

(c) Whitney Museum of American Art 2010.


Washington National Opera/John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: WNO Project


George Tooker received the National Medal of Arts from George W. Bush in 2007, at approximately the same time the Washington National Opera started planning to abandon its commitment to Congress to stage an American classical opera every season.


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