08 Jan 2024

Classical 89 InterviewRachel Portman & Nicholas Wright’s The Little Prince

Utah Opera’s production of The Little Prince unfolds a world where audiences are invited to step into the shoes of a child and view the magic of adventure and friendship through new eyes. In doing so, this performance has the chance to remind audience members that the most significant part of living is a simple secret, “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”  

Discover additional insights in this interview hosted by Eric Glissmeyer of Classical 89. Glissmeyer converses with librettist Nicholas Wright who details the journey of turning the beloved book into an opera:

And, Shea Owens, who performs the role of The Pilot:

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The Little Prince
Utah Opera’s 2019 production of The Little Prince