Fierce the Opera
The Cincinnati Opera announces world premiere of “Fierce,” an opera by librettist Sheila Williams and composer William Menefield.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this event has been postponed until the 2021 season;
performance dates TBA.
Fierce tells stories inspired by the lives of the Cincinnati-area teenage girls who helped create it. Composer William Menefield and novelist Sheila Williams join forces to present this new work in collaboration with community partners WordPlay Cincy, The Music Resource Center—Cincinnati (MRC), and i.imagine.
Author Sheila Williams joins Elaine Diehl to talk about seeing her words turned into a film, as well as her upcoming project with the Cincinnati Opera. LISTEN on Cincinnati Public Radio