Community Event

In 2010, the famous Mariachi composer José “Pepe” Martínes teamed up with director/librettist Leonard Foglia to create the first mariachi opera for Houston Grand Opera. spanning three generations and multiple timelines in Mexico and Houston, the opera is about one family’s journey across borders to find one another and make home together.

This April, Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To Cross the Face of the Moon), will be presented across South Idaho by Opera Idaho!

Thursday, April 18, 2024 • 7:30 pm
King Fine Arts Center, Burley

Friday, April 19, 2024 • 7:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, Boise

Sunday, April 21, 2024 • 2:30 pm
Jewett Auditorium (College of Idaho), Caldwell

Music & Lyrics by José “Pepe” Martínez & Leonard Foglia
Book by Leonard Foglia
Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera
Sung in English & Spanish, with English & Spanish surtitles