KCUR Arts
8:52 am
Tue September 15, 2009

Set Design at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Like many other opera companies around the country, each season, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City usually creates one set and rents the others. Here, the Lyric's Director of Design and Technical Production Keith Brumley talks about creativity in challenging economic times.

Kansas City, MO – The Lyric's Director of Design and Technical Production Keith Brumley started working at the Lyric in 1984. He remembers his first design for the company, like this season's production of Puccini's "Tosca," reworked an already existing set.



Here, Brumley talks about creativity in challenging economic times (accompanied by an excerpt from "Tosca," with Lisa Daltirus as Floria Tosca).



Lyric Opera of Kansas City presents
"Tosca"
by Giacomo Puccini

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

September 11, 13, 16, 19, 2009


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