Login submit A View from the Bridge William Bolcom Opera in two acts Music: William Bolcom Libretto: Arthur Miller Premiere: Chicago, 1999 Running time: about 2.5 hours Sung in English Eddie Carbone is an Italian American longshoreman in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn in the 1950s. When Rodolfo immigrates to America and falls in love with Eddie’s niece, Eddie is unable to come to terms, which leads to tragedy. Libretto by Arthur Miller, based on his play of the same name. Music by Grammy and Pulitzer winner William Bolcom. Not to be missed!