June 20th-22nd, 2014 - Opera Parallele, San Francisco, CA
Composed by ‘British Composer Award’ Winner Adam Gorb to a libretto written by Ben Kaye, Anya17 was written specifically to raise awareness of the secret world of Sex Trafficking, where up to 800,000 young women and children are trafficked into the EU every year. Based on extensive research with caseworkers and experts from ten supporting charities, Anya17 is a highly dramatic interpretation of the lives of four young women trafficked from Eastern Europe and sold into sexual slavery.
Bum Phillips All-American Opera
March 12th-30th, 2014 - Monk Parrots Theater Company, New York, NY
This world premiere opera celebrates the improbable life of Bum Phillips, a National Football League legend and American icon. Inspired by Phillips’ motivational skills and homespun principles, this epic portrait of Bum Phillips pushes the boundaries of where and for whom opera is staged. This new work from Monk Parrots features composition from Peter Stopschinski and a libretto by Kirk Lynn, both members of the award-winning theatre collective Rude Mechanicals.
The Sleeping Beauty
January 17, 2014 - Chelsea Opera, New York, NY
Concert presentation of excerpts with orchestra of selected excerpts in collaboration with the Bloomingdale School of Music.
December 8th, 2013 - Annapolis Opera, Annapolis, MD
The subscription season will begin with a much-requested reprise of the Annapolis Opera’s concert in early December. This year we are partnering with the music program in the beautiful and spacious sanctuary of Calvary Methodist Church for a concert that celebrates a wide variety of operatic styles sung by several of Annapolis Opera’s favorite singers including some of our extraordinary Vocal Competition winners, accompanied by our Artistic Director, Maestro Ron Gretz.