November 11, 1998 | Opera Omaha
Eric Hermannson's Soul
Composer:Libby Larsen
Librettist:Chas Rader-Shieber
Synopsis
Eric Hermannson, a young Norwegian with a deep love for music and dance, converts to Gospelism. He is forced to give away his violin and cease to dance, devoting his life to fundamentalism. The beautiful and refined Margaret Elliot visits from the East Coast. Margaret and Eric fall in love. Margaret learns that love brings joy to life, even if only for a moment. Eric learns that love is a greater truth than fear. Margaret leaves. Eric plays and dances again.

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Opera OmahaEric Hermannson's Soul11/1/1998 - 11/12/1998


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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:45

Number of Acts
2

Original Cast
Jennifer Casey Abbot (Margaret)
Theodore Green (Eric)
Steven Goldstein (preacher Asa Skinner)
Juline Barol-Gilmore (Lena Hanson)
Gustav Andreassen (Jerry Lockhart)
Michael Zegarski (Wyllis)
Greek Chorus Quartet:
Anne DeVriese
Teresa Buchhold
Scott Miller
Jeremy Ayer


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