Contemporary Opera Marin

August 13th, 2019 - 5:58pm

Paul Smith, Director

Gone to the Dogs…and the Cats: Chamber Operas with an Animal Twist

Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo by Joseph Horovitz

Contemporary Opera Marin presents three short operas: Carnival of the Animals, the great French classic arranged for women’s voices; and Viennese/Londoner Joseph Horovitz’s jazz-infused scenic oratorio on the travails and triumphs of building an ark — as well as staged songs by Thomas Weelkes (The Ape, the Monkey and Baboon), Ludwig van Beethoven (The Death of a Poodle), and Gioacchino Rossini (Duet for Two Cats).

FALL 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019 — 7 pm (Cancelled)
Friday, November 8, 2019 — 7:30 pm (Added)
Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 2 pm
Lefort Recital Hall / PA72
Performing Arts Building


Saturday, November 9, 2019 — 7 pm
Muir Beach Community Center
19 Seacape Dr., Muir Beach



Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 7 pm
Dance Palace, Pt Reyes Station