Ben Frost: Cold Air Rises

  • Minnesota Opera's Luminary Arts Center
  • February 4, 2023
    2:00 pm

World premiere (first section of forthcoming opera) commissioned by The Great Northern

Performed by MPLS (imPulse)
With dancer Amanda Sachs
Libretto by Robert MacFarlane
In partnership with Minnesota Opera’s Luminary Arts Center and American Composers Forum

Sat, Feb 4, 2 pm & 4 pm

Drawing upon J.A. Baker’s prophetic 1967 book The Peregrine, Australia-born/Iceland-based artist Ben Frost presents a new choral performance and installation Cold Air Rises. This new work in development is a collaboration with acclaimed British nature writer Robert MacFarlane. Local ensemble MPLS (imPulse) and dancer Amanda Sachs will perform this first movement of what will eventually form Frost’s next opera, commissioned by The Great Northern at Minnesota Opera’s newly renovated Luminary Arts Center. Join us for a sound experience like none other, a beautiful story of obsession and transformation.