Opera Memphis preview: ‘The Falling and the Rising’

By , Guest Columnist Updated: April 18, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 18, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Žak Ozmo
Guest Columnist

Žak Ozmo

Žak Ozmo is a cultural connoisseur, music director, scholar, and specialist in the clinical application of music. He feels privileged to write about the culture of our remarkable city. He is on the faculty at Rhodes College and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

“This opera is about empathy. It is about understanding other people’s sacrifice. It is about understanding our responsibility to them, and to each other. It is about things that we forget at our own peril, be it in war, pandemic, our family, our city, our country or the world.”


Opera Memphis Ned Canty


Want to comment on our stories? Or read the comments of others? Join the conversation by subscribing now. Only subscribers can view or add comments. Our commenting policy can be viewed here