November 10, 2007 | Houston Grand Opera
The Refuge
Composer:Christopher Theofanidis
Librettist:Leah Lax
Synopsis
In a city where more than one in five of its residents is foreign born, The Refuge tells the stories of hundreds of immigrants from the African, Central American, Indian, Mexican, Pakistani, Soviet-era Jewish and Vietnamese communities who have made Houston their new American home.

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Houston Grand OperaThe Refuge5/5/2008 - 5/17/2008


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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:30

Original Cast
Albina Shagimuratova (soprano)
Rebekah Camm (soprano)
Faith Sherman (mezzo-soprano)
Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano)
Beau Gibson (tenor)
Liam Bonner (baritone)
Ryan McKinny (bass-baritone)
Philip Evbomoen (tenor soloist)
Julie Trinh Dang (dan bau and dan tranh)
Ali Durrani (Qawwali singer)
Chandrakantha Courtney (sitar)
David Courtnery (tabla)
Giridahar Kalamanglam (tanpura)
Samhitha Murthy (tanpura)
Vadim Angerov (bayan)
Gifted and Talented Vocal Ensemble
Spanish Choir, Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral
Chorus, Children’s Chorus and
Orchestra of HOUSTON GRAND OPERA


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