Poetry in Performance, featuring Ellen Waterston, is a presentation on the making of Via Lactea, A New Opera in English, which premiered in June 2016. The opera was based on Ellen Waterston's verse novel, Via Lactea: A Woman of a Certain Age Walks the Camino. Ms. Waterston wrote the libretto for the opera and Rebecca Oswald composed the musical score.
Ellen Waterston, Poet with Aimee Larson, Soprano and Christopher Wicks, Accompanist.
Location: Woodland Chapel, 580 High St. SE, Salem, Oregon
Admission is free. Books and CDs for sale and signing.
Sponsored by the Mid-Valley Poetry Society, a unit of the Oregon Poetry Association, with support from the Marion Cultural Development Corporation.