Interviews from the void: Julie, an Opera Film

Chuck Sachs interviews composer/conductor Whitney George, director Chloe Treat plus co-directors of photography and lighting Paul Ashey & Erik Bagger about creating Julie, an opera film.  On June 4th, 2020 via YouTube, New Camerata Opera premiered Julie, a new opera film directed by Chloe Treat with a score by Whitney George and libretto by Wallis…Continue reading Interviews from the void: Julie, an Opera Film

Will Crutchfield, Musicologist for Opera Lafayette’s Leonore

LEONORE by Beethoven, 1805 Version Opera Lafayette 2/23, 2/26, 3/2 & 3/4 Conductor: Ryan Corrick Brown Musicologist Will Crutchfield discusses his path towards re-imagining the lost section of Florestan’s Act Three aria from Beethoven’s 1805 version of Leonore. Leonore (1805) LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, composer JOSEPH SONNLEITHNER, librettist The centerpiece of Opera Lafayette’s 25th-anniversary season is…Continue reading Will Crutchfield, Musicologist for Opera Lafayette’s Leonore

Iron & Coal: Jeremy Schonfeld and Kevin Newbury

Prototype Festival 2020, January 10 & 11, 2020 JEREMY SCHONFELD, Composer, Creator & Performer is a singer/songwriter, composer/lyricist, producer, mentor, teacher, and actor. His concept album “Iron & Coal”, produced in Vienna, Austria with producing partners Beat4Feet, was nominated for several Amadeus Awards, and in May of 2018, a multimedia concert-event based on the album,…Continue reading Iron & Coal: Jeremy Schonfeld and Kevin Newbury

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Prototype Festival 2020, January 17 & 18 Julian Wachner, Composer Julian was named one of Musical America’s Top 30 Professionals for 2018—serves as director of music at Trinity Church Wall Street, overseeing an annual season of hundreds of events. Besides serving as principal conductor of NOVUS NY, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and the…Continue reading REV. 23

Blood Moon: Garrett Fisher, Composer & Ellen McLaughlin, Librettist

BLOOD MOON | World Premiere Opera-Theatre | 90 minutes January 9, 12, 15–17 at 7:30pm | January 11 at 2pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center Composed by Garrett Fisher Libretto by Ellen McLaughlin Direction by Rachel Dickstein Music direction by Steven Osgood Blood Moon is a poetic, opera-theatre piece for three characters who encounter the…Continue reading Blood Moon: Garrett Fisher, Composer & Ellen McLaughlin, Librettist