Acis & Galatea, featuring Mark Morris Dance Group and Handel and Haydn Society
May 15 - May 18, 2014
Celebrity Series of Boston, Handel and Haydn Society, and Mark Morris Dance Group present this fully-staged production of Mozart’s arrangement of Handel’s opera, Acis & Galatea, making its East Coast premiere.
Known as one of the greatest pastoral operas, Acis & Galatea, based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses, was composed by Handel in 1718 and arranged by Mozart in 1788.
Celebrated visual artist and scenic designer Adrianne Lobel, fashion icon and costume designer Isaac Mizrahi and acclaimed lighting designer Michael Chybowski will set the stage for Morris who will direct the Mark Morris Dance Group and four vocal soloists in this epic tale.