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Previn's Brief Encounter
Seeded by houstongrandopera on 26 Aug 2010
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Previn's Brief Encounter May 1 - 9, 2009 Wortham Theater Center, Houston, TX www.HoustonGrandOpera.org Houston Grand Opera presents the world premiere of André Previns Brief Encounter, based on David Leans classic film adaptation of a play by Noël Coward. An honest and compassionate look at emotional infidelity, Brief Encounter stars Elizabeth Futral and Nathan Gunn as Laura and Alec, the couple torn between love and loyalty, and Kim Josephson as Lauras bewildered husband; Patrick Summers conducts. An opera in two acts. Music by André Previn. Libretto by John Caird. Based on the play Still Life and the screenplay to the 1945 film Brief Encounter, both by Noël Coward. Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera.