OPERA America presents a special one-night-only concert of excerpts from these four new operas, performed with live orchestra and vocalists at historic Trinity Wall Street:
* Beowulf by Hannah Lash (composer/librettist)
* The Invention of Morel by Stewart Copeland (composer) and Jonathan Moore (librettist)
* A Thousand Splendid Suns, the Opera by Sheila Silver (composer) and Stephen Kitsakos (librettist)
* Dream of the Red Chamber by Bright Sheng (composer) and David Henry Hwang (librettist)
Excerpts from these works are performed by NOVUS NY orchestra under the direction of Julian Wachner, with guest conductors Daniela Candillari and Sara Jobin.
The vocalists featured in the program are sopranos Lucy Fitz Gibbon, Molly Netter, Amy Owens and Vira Slywotzky; mezzo-sopranos Margaret Lattimore and Aleksandra Romano; tenors Thor Arbjornsson, Jonathan Blalock and Vale Rideout; baritones Jesse Blumberg, Ron Loyd and Christopher Magiera; and bass Jonathan Woody.
Live streamed from Trinity Wall Street on January 18, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Download the program: http://operaa.me/1UmkXjf