The Turn of the Screw
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Benjamin Britten’s birth, we present Britten’s final chamber opera. The Turn of the Screw is a tale of good versus evil, natural versus the supernatural, possession and exorcism, set within the domestic proprieties of the Essex country house of Bly. Laura Bohn sings the role of the Governess faced with vision after ghostly vision.
Production Sponsors: Kenneth and Kathryn Weeman
Read about The Turn of the Screw at Wikipedia.
Read Stage Director Mark Streshinsky's tribute to his mentors John Copley and Colin Graham, who both worked with Benjamin Britten.
• Sung in English with English supertitles
Turn of the Screw events
FREE Preview at the Berkeley Public Library
FREE Lecture by Jonathan Khuner on Benjamin Britten and his setting of Henry James's groundbreaking ghost story
SALON AT THE GARDEN GATE