Utah Arts Festival: The Grapes of Wrath Opera
By Tasha Cook
Salt Lake City, UT – Tonight at eight thirty at the Utah Arts Festival in downtown Salt Lake City's Library Square, the Utah Symphony and Opera will present portions of an operatic adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath." This work-in--progress performance is the opera's first with an orchestra. KUER's Tasha Cook met with the opera's Obie Award-winning composer, Ricky Ian Gordon.