Under the direction of John Hudson, outstanding conservatory musicians from the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Opera Theater program present a performance of Tom Cipullo’s chamber opera Glory Denied. Glory Denied is based on the experiences of Colonel Floyd James “Jim” Thompson—America’s longest-held prisoner of war. After being held for nine excruciating years in Vietnam, Colonel Thompson returns home to find it and his life forever changed. Tickets $18, CMA members $15 Student tickets are available for $10 at the door on the evening of the performance (valid student ID required). Season or Series: Performing Arts Series 2023–24 The 2023–24 Performing Arts Series is sponsored by the Musart Society. This program is made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund. The Cleveland Museum of Art is funded in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Performing arts programs are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.