International Opera Theater presents American premiere of “AZA’IO” Italian Children’s Opera

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October 24 @ 7:30 pm - Philadelphia (PA), String Theory School Theater 16th and Vine Streets

AZA'IO was the 11th world premiere and 1st Italian children's opera created by International Opera Theater in Teatro degli Avvaloranti, Citta' della Pieve in August of 2014. In the past 12 years, artists from more than 40 countries have come to Citta' della Pieve to create a total of 13 world premiere productions, making Citta' della Pieve the only town in the world where new Italian operas are annually created.

AZA'IO was written in celebration of the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare and also the 180th anniversary of the death of his ardent exponent, English author, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, best known for his epic poem, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

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