Linda Tutas Haugen's Opera, Pocahontas, to Tour Minnesota

This September the Duluth Festival Opera will perform the opera Pocahontas in a variety of venues across the state of Minnesota. The chamber opera, with a score composed by Linda Tutas Haugen and a libretto written by Joan Vail Thorne, was premiered in 2007 by the Virginia Opera and the Virginia Arts Festival.

The upcoming tour will begin in Duluth, MN on September 22 at 7:30 pm. The tour will continue as follows:

September 28, 1:00 pm, Vermillion College, Ely, MN (Educational Performance with Panel Discussion & Composer Presentation)
September 30, 7:30 pm, Reif Center, Grand Rapids (tickets: or 218-327-5780)
October 1, 7:30 pm, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, Burnsville, MN (tickets: or 1-800-982-2787)

Possible additional performances are TBA.

For more information about the Duluth Festival Opera and details about tickets, please visit For more information about the opera Pocahontas, please visit