Lost Childhood

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Thu May 23, 8:00pm

World Premiere Opera Music by Janice Hamer, Libretto by Mary Azrael Based on the memoir “The Lost Childhood” by Yehuda Nir Conducted by Neal Stulberg Stage Direction by Peter Kazaras Costume design by Ruoxuan Li "Lost Childhood" follows a Jewish psychiatrist who eluded death as a boy in Poland during the war, and a German colleague born into a family with Nazi sympathies. With searing emotion and heartwarming lyricism, the music recollects the terrors of the Holocaust and inspires a hopeful vision of the future. Featuring scenic and lighting designers from the Department of Theater and performers from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Presented in collaboration with Opera UCLA, UCLA Philharmonia and the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

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