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Oct 31 Thu

CIM Opera Theater: The Juniper Tree

Event Details

  • Start Time

    7:30 pm

  • Location

    Mixon Hall

  • Ticketing

    Tickets Required

The Juniper Tree is based on one of the Brothers Grimm’s darkest, most mature tales, taking the idea of the “evil stepmother” to the extreme! After a boy is murdered by his jealous stepmother, he is transformed into a bird and exacts revenge. Philip Glass and Robert Moran composed music in alternating scenes for their 1984 opera, which is at once shocking and tuneful, with an uplifting ending. Explore the full program.

Opening night is dedicated to A. Grace Lee Mims’ memory.

This event is funded in part by a grant from the John P. Murphy Foundation.


  • Music by Philip Glass & Robert Moran
  • Libretto by Arthur Yorinks

©1985 Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc. Used by Permission

Performed by

  • CIM Opera Theater
  • Dean Southern, director
  • Harry Davidson, conductor
  • Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra

Performances will feature original films by students from the Cleveland Institute of Art, filmed on location at Hale Farm and Village. 

Ticket Information

Tickets: $20 adults | $10 students | $15 seniors and groups of 10+

Reserve your tickets today or call 216.795.3211.


Parking for this event will be available at the Botanical Gardens.


Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
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The main entrance on East Boulevard is open during regular business hours and accessible to concert patrons and visitors. The Hazel Drive entrance is open one hour before each concert. CIM's parking lot will be inaccessible due to construction until July, 2020. For parking options, please visit To inquire about accessibility accommodations, please reach out to Emily Stack by emailing or calling 216.791.6770.

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