A digital short that dives deeper into emotions and themes of "p r i s m".
Even in the most turbulent of times, we all need to take a moment for contemplation. Overflowing with ravishing lyricism, Lumee's Dream captures the inner thoughts of a mother as she muses on her teenage daughter's vulnerability. It takes inspiration from a rare moment of reflection in "p r i s m," the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by composer Ellen Reid and librettist Roxie Perkins, which premiered at LA Opera in 2018. Co-directors James Darrah and Adam Larsen create a visual poem, filling the digital screen with kaleidoscopic imagery.
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“Stunning... with Ellen Reid's incandescent 'p r i s m,' an opera composer is born.”