Grant Wood Operas on Iowa Public Radio
Tonight 8pm and tomorrow 4pm! Stream live from Iowa Public Radio.
The original commission, The Grant Wood Operas: Strokes of Genius, was premiered in April 2019 by the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Enjoy these three one-act operas — one each by composers Robert Lindsey-Nassif, Jean-François-Charles, and Michael Ching. Each opera highlights strong threads between the paintings and the life of Grant Wood.
The Grant Wood operas are:
- American Gothical by Robert Lindsey-Nassif
- Grant Wood in Paris by Jean-François Charles
- Eight Woods and a Van by Michael Ching