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UMKC opera students explore the dark and the light in works by Ravel, Poulenc

The Opera Department of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance has become one of the most creative forces in Kansas City. Under its director, Fenlon Lamb, the department has been presenting satisfying and ingenious productions, like last year’s “Hansel and Gretel,” with sets and costumes made entirely from paper. Now Lamb and her students are presenting two important 20th century works in an operatic double-header. Read more…

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