Ad Astra Music Festival

Est. 2014 in Russell, Kansas

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Proving Up

A new opera by Missy Mazzoli tells the story of a Nebraska family trying to prove up their government-issued land from the Homestead Act of 1862. Their hardships are explored in a brilliant score by Mazzoli that was co-commissioned by The Kennedy Center, Colombia University, and Opera Omaha. Austin McWilliams conducts this performance.

Earlier Event: July 19
The Music of Chen Yi