World-premiere of New Canadian Opera

World-premiere of New Canadian Opera

New Opera Lyra is pleased to present the world premiere of The Great Gatsby, by yours truly, on April 19 and 20, 2024, at Southminster United Church. This new opera, in two acts, tells the tragic and timely story of Jay Gatsby, a rags-to-(dubious) riches tycoon of the early 1920s in post-war New York. I first saw the 1974 film version, starring Robert Redford and Faye Dunaway, in the summer of 1978 when I…

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