Gilgamesh, the tyrant king, wandering the world

Butchering and raping

Half man, half god

Fully beast

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Gilgamesh

Ouroboros Trilogy

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The world premiere of Gilgamesh will be presented by ArtsEmerson as part of the Ouroboros Trilogy in the 2016-2017 season at the Cutler Majestic Theater:

 

cycle 1

September 10:   Naga, Madame White Snake, Gilgamesh

 

cycle 2

September 13:   Madame White Snake
September 14:   Gilgamesh
September 15:   Naga

 

cycle 3

September 17:   Gilgamesh, Naga, Madame White Snake

 

The Ouroboros Trilogy operas and production were commissioned by Friends of Madame White Snake

 

Gilgamesh is dedicated by Cerise to Charles, with whom everything is possible.

 

Creative Team

 
 
composer

Paola Prestini

 
Creator And Librettist

Cerise Lim Jacobs

 
Director and production designer

Michael Counts

 
conductor

Julian Wachner

 
Dramaturg

Cori Ellison

 
lighting designer

Yi Zhao

 
costume designer

Zane Pihlstrom

 
projection designer

S. Katy Tucker

 
OPERA AND PRODUCTION COMMISSIONER

Friends of Madame White Snake

 
creative producer

Beth Morrison Projects

 

Cast

 

Ming/Gilgamesh

Christopher Burchett

 
ku

Heather Buck


madame white snake

Hila Plitmann


Xiao Qing

Anthony Roth Costanzo


ABBOT FAHAI

Andrew Nolen

 

Partners

Boston Children's Chorus

Boston Lyric Opera

Boston University Opera Institute

New England Conservatory

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Artbarn

Boston Baroque

Boston Children's Museum

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

Boston Midsummer Opera

Brookline Public Library

Celebrity Series of Boston

 

Supported by the Boston Cultural Council