The Death of Klinghoffer

September 5 – 13, 1991

Alternate Title BAM Opera: The Death of Klinghoffer
Premiere US Premiere
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Bringing the core group of collaborators behind Nixon in China back together again, BAM along with La Monnaie/De Munt and four other international performance institutions co-produced this John Adams opera based on Alice Goodman’s script about the Palestinian Liberation Front’s hijacking of the MS Achille Lauro in 1985. Directed by Peter Sellars with choreography by Mark Morris, The Death of Klinghoffer received is US premiere at BAM in 1991.     
Identifier 1991f.00515