“Haunted”

Libretto by Dana Gioia. Music by Paul Salerni.

Based on Dana Gioia’s narrative poem “Haunted,” this new dance opera presents a passionate but doomed love affair wrapped in a ghost story, which at the end takes a direction no one expects. Haunted was composed for five instrumentalists, baritone, and three dancers by Paul Salerni in collaboration with choreographer Michael Spencer Phillips. It was premiered at Lehigh University in March, 2019.
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