Fellow Travelers


Fellow Travelers
An Opera by Gregory Spears
Libretto by Greg Pierce
Based on the 2007 novel Fellow Travelers by Thomas Mallon
Developed and c0-commissioned by G. Sterling Zinsmeyer & Cincinnati Opera
Directed by Peter Rothstein
Conducted by Daniela Candillari
Minnesota Opera, 2018

“Conductor Daniela Candillari and director Peter Rothstein pulled the creative strands together convincingly, making this Minnesota Opera production a laudable artistic achievement. - Star Tribune

“Director Peter Rothstein’s treatment of Fellow Travelers is equal parts sweeping love affair and tragic circumstance.” - Twin Cities Arts Reader

“You could call “Fellow Travelers” a chamber opera, for it employs only nine singers and a 17-piece orchestra. But director Peter Rothstein (best known as head of Minneapolis’ Theater Latte Da) makes it seem like more, evoking the buzz and bustle of D.C. life at gossipy parties and backroom strategy sessions, bouncing about between them.” - St. Paul Pioneer Press