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How could an Adirondack opera move a nation?

Creators of “Promised Land: an Adirondack Folk Opera” say the story has relevance across the United States and perhaps even in other countries.  While the work is still in progress, composer Glenn McClure makes sure to give key roles to singers from the Adirondacks as well as voices from elsewhere in New York State and nearby states.

Viewers of these “Spotlight” stories will learn about the creative process behind the making of the folk opera.

Enjoy extra interviews and related content at mountainlake.org/folkopera.


This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

“Spotlight” is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park. pearsallfoundation.org “Spotlight” is also supported by Hill & Hollow Music. hillandhollowmusic.org