KU Opera: Snow Angel by Bonnie McLarty & As One by Laura Kaminsky


  • Music by Bonnie McLarty
  • Words by Wyatt Townley, Poet Laureate of Kansas Emerita


  • Music and concept by Laura Kaminsky
  • Libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed
  • Film by Kimberly Reed

Content/trigger warning— both operas contain mature content and viewer discretion is advised.

Currently enrolled KU students— if you find yourself emotionally activated, Jill Flessing from Counseling and Psychological Services is available virtually during the performance to offer support. Use the Zoom information below to connect:


Meeting ID: 954 3512 7862 Passcode: 441722

Community members— if you find yourself emotionally activated, Headquarters Counseling Center provides 24/7 services free of charge. You can connect by visiting their website, texting KANSAS to 741 741, or calling 785-841-2345.

Community conversation— A virtual community conversation hosted by the Spencer Museum of Art on April 29 at 6pm CST will provide a chance to further discuss themes from both operas in conversation with ideas in the Museum’s exhibition “Healing, Knowing, and Seeing the Body.” Register here.

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