(from Margaret Garner
The Triptych features Margaret Garner’s understanding of love. These are Margaret’s three feature arias in the opera, but each one shows her character’s love in different ways. The first aria ["Margaret's Lullaby"] is a mother’s love for her children. The second ["A Quality Love"] is an understanding of herself as a person to be loved. The final movement ["Intermezzo and Soliloquy"] shows Margaret speak about love to God (or the Cosmos) in terms of a sense of self dignity and self worth.