L'Heure Espagnole & L'Enfant et les Sortilèges
Fri., April 1, 7:30 p.m., Sun., April 3, 2 p.m., Tue., April 5, 7:30 p.m., Thu., April 7, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., April 9, 7:30 p.m. 2011
The Portland Opera presents two one-act French operas by Maurice Ravel. In L'Heure Espagnole (The Spanish Hour), a sultry, 18th century wife of a clockworker finds entertainment while her husband is at work. In L'Enfant et les Sortilèges (The Bewitched Child) a bratty, spoiled young boy is avenged by toys and books which were once the victims of his tantrums.