Onstage: The Little Prince: The Opera

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, which tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a little boy from another planet, is brought to life by the Cincinnati Chamber Opera in its first production of the season.

Dec 16, 2015 at 2:29 pm
click to enlarge Harry Greenleaf plays the pilot in 'The Little Prince: The Opera.'
Harry Greenleaf plays the pilot in 'The Little Prince: The Opera.'

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, which tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a little boy from another planet, is brought to life by the Cincinnati Chamber Opera in its first production of the season. The family-friendly show is composed by Rachel Portman and features a chorus from the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, a 20-player orchestra and eight principal artists from the CCO. The thought-provoking saga revolves around the Little Prince’s journey to Earth and the unusual planets and characters he discovers along the way. 


7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $25. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave., Clifton, 513-580-4440, cincinnatichamberopera.com