Ed Mell and Kristin Atwell: Making the West into Art
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Arizona Opera’s first world-premiere will kick-off with a state-wide celebration of our Western heritage. Celebrate and the West through art, film, story, and song and explore the land that shapes our past, present, and future.
Hear the world-renowned artist, Ed Mell, and Emmy award-winning filmmaker/producer Kristin Atwell as they share their process for translating the West into art as they put Riders of the Purple Sage onto the stage.
In this program, Ed Mell, widely known for his graphic style and striking desert landscapes, discusses his creative contributions as the production's scenic designer. Celebrated documentarian Kristin Atwell reveals how her artistic vision and passion brought this world-premiere opera to fruition. An audience Q & A follows the discussion.
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Western Spirit:Scottsdale's Museum of the West
3830 N. Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251