That’s right, the set and costumes for the upcoming production of Nixon in China at the Lyric Opera is en route to Kansas City from Vancouver. With just over 6 weeks until opening, a myriad of staff members and contractors are already hard at work. Chorus coaching has been happening since December and principal singers will arrive in 3 weeks.
James Wright, General Director of Vancouver Opera, recently wrote about the journey of Nixon in China to Kansas City on the Vancouver Opera Blog. Read what Mr. Wright has to say, and pay attention near the end to learn about his Kansas City connection.