Podcast 70: IDEA Opera Grants with Laura Lee Everett

Laura Lee Everett joins us for a look at the IDEA Opera Grants for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and/or Native American ) creators supported by the Charles and Cerise Jacobs Charitable Foundation. We listen to selections from “Hu Tong”, Kui Dong Composer, Monika Datta Librettist; and “The Veil”, Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei, Composer (دانیال رضا…Continue reading Podcast 70: IDEA Opera Grants with Laura Lee Everett

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

Podcast 69: Ricky Ian Gordon and Jennifer Zetlan from Ellen West

We sit down for an invigorating discussion with composer Ricky Ian Gordon & soprano Jennifer Zetlan about the chamber opera Ellen West which is receiving it’s NYC premiere as part of Prototype Festival 2020 January 14, 15, 17 & 18 at 8pm | January 19 at 3pm at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center. Jennifer talks about her solo…Continue reading Podcast 69: Ricky Ian Gordon and Jennifer Zetlan from Ellen West

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