The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

Sunday, February 05, 2023

Building W97
345 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA 02139

Comedic opera world premiere presented by MIT CAST and Guerilla Opera
Composer: MIT MTA's Elena Ruehr
Librettist: Royce Vavrek
Stage direction: Giselle Ty

Set in an alternate universe, the opera features Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage—the real-life unsung inventors of the first computer—fighting crime with their new invention in this adaptation of Sydney Padua's novel of the same name.

The concert features performances by mezzo-soprano Alexis Peart as Ada Lovelace and baritone Michael Galvin as Charles Babbage, with tenor Omar Najimi and soprano Erin Matthews, clarinetist Rane Moore, violinist Lilit Hartunian, cellist Stephen Marotto, and co-founding artist and percussionist Mike Williams.

Friday, Feb 3 / 7:30pm
Saturday, Feb 4 / 3pm
Saturday, Feb 4 / 7:30pm
Sunday, Feb 5 / 3pm

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Performing Arts

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Arts/Music/Film, General

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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)


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