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This fall in South Texas, three rivers converge. . .

Where Rivers Meet is a performance and education project that project culminates in a world première: a triple bill of the Japanese noh play Sumida River; Song of the Yanaguana River, by 2015 Poet Laureate of Texas Carmen Tafolla; and Benjamin Britten’s one-act opera Curlew River. Join us for the performances and for all that leads up to them. . .

Before the Performances

•Through November 8, Marie Swartz Art Resource Center, Central Library, San Antonio – Arts of Noh: An Exhibit for Where Rivers Meet

•September 3 (Thursday), 6:30 p.m., Chiego Lecture Hall, McNay Art Museum Operatic Japan: From Noh Theater to Madama Butterfly (with Dr. Kevin Salfen and Jubilith Moore), cosponsored by Opera San Antonio

FILM SERIES: Water Masks, Water Songs
•September 29 (Tuesday), 6:15-8:45 p.m., Central Library, San AntonioA River Runs through It; introductory talk by Dr. Jeff Crane (UIW)

•October 4 (Sunday), 2-5 p.m., Prassel Auditorium, Witte MuseumThe Unforeseen; panel discussion moderated by Dr. Jeff Crane (UIW), cosponsored by Green Spaces Alliance

•October 23 (Friday), 5:00-7:30 p.m., UC Auditorium, UTSANight Mail and Beau travail (double feature); introductory talk by Dr. Kevin Salfen (UIW); cosponsored by Opera San Antonio

•October 24 (Saturday), 3:00 p.m., DoSeumPonyo; associated interactive events for children and parents led by Jubilith Moore and master mask-maker Hideta Kitazawa, cosponsored by St. Luke’s School

•October 25 (Sunday), 2-5 p.m., Auditorium, Longwith Radio, Television, and Film Building, San Antonio CollegeThe Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail and Late Spring, (double feature); introductory talk by Dr. Linda Ehrlich (Case Western Reserve University)

•October 30 (Friday), 6:00-9:30 p.m. Rosenberg Sky Room, UIWThe River; dinner, guest lecture by Dr. Linda Ehrlich (Reservations required; please visit our website), cosponsored by Asian Studies, UIW

October 29-November 1: Where Rivers Meet Symposium (UIW)
•October 29 (Thursday), 7:30 p.m., Concert hosted by Composers Alliance of San Antonio
•For full symposium schedule, including sessions on the making of Song of the Yanaguana River with Carmen Tafolla and costume designer Margaret Mitchell, visit the UIW website.


•November 3 (Tuesday), 7:30 p.m., Dougherty Arts Center, Austin
•November 5 (Thursday), 7:30 p.m., University of the Incarnate Word
•November 6 (Friday), 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
•November 8 (Sunday), 3:00 p.m., Asia Society Texas Center, Houston

For tickets and a full schedule of educational events leading up to performances, please visit the UIW website.

Where Rivers Meet is a co-production of the University of the Incarnate Word, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and School, and Theatre Nohgaku.