Isabelle Eberhardt: Swiss Explorer, Sufi Adventurer

Isabelle Eberhardt’s extraordinary life is the stuff of legends – and movies, and operas. Song From the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt, Missy Mazzoli's multi-media opera, which premiered this spring, explores the unconventional twists and turns of Eberhardt’s short, "operatic" life. You can see the trailer, the Kickstart video, some excerpts and a shorter earlier performance here.The New York Times review describes the work as ”Crackling Vignettes From an Adventurer’s Life … [Read more...]