Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
University of Miami Frost School of Music and Florida Grand Opera co-host “Inside the Opera Studio” with Grammy nominated opera, theater and film director Kevin Newbury, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Florida Grand Opera opens its 2013-2014 season with an American masterpiece, Mourning Becomes Electra. Join Director Kevin Newbury as he shares how he brings this gripping psychological thriller to the stage.
“KEVIN NEWBURY, THE DIRECTOR, MADE THE MOST OF IT WITH TEEMING AND ENTERTAINING STAGE ACTIVITY… THE STAGING AND INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES WERE GENERALLY EXCELLENT”
- THE NEW YORK TIMES on Oscar (2013)
About Kevin Newbury
Kevin Newbury has directed a dozen world premiere operas and plays. In 2013 alone, he has directed four world premiere operas and has several more on the horizon. Based in New York City, Mr. Newbury’s productions have been presented by many top opera copanies and symphonies around the world, including San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Portland Opera, and many more. Mr. Newbury’s productions have received numerous awards. Some important highlights include the 2010 Irish Times Theatre Award for Best New Opera Production, Glaad Media Award nomination and win, and a Grammy Award nomination.
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