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Tabula Rasa
To Be Announced
May 4-2018

Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa is a new jazz opera by award-winning writing duo Felix Jarrar and Brittany Goodwin that tells the story of Kiki de Montparnasse and her liberating escapades with artists […]

Three One-Act Premieres
Hunter College’s Black Box Theater And Fort Greene Park
May 5-2018

Three One-Act Premieres

This May, students of Hunter Opera Theater (HOT) will perform the premieres of three one-act operas – two works, OPERAbbit and MarShawn, created by students as part of the Richard Burke […]

And Here We Are
National Sawdust
May 6-2018

And Here We Are

A new shadow puppet opera from co-founder Matthew Welch with libretto by Daniel Neer. This 75-minute work for 4 vocal soloists and mixed ensemble will be staged using an updated take on traditional Javanese […]

Rumpelstiltskin
124 Bank Street Theater
May 11-2018

Rumpelstiltskin

An original take on the Brothers Grimm’s Rumpelstiltskin, telling the story of a fantastical creature who grapples with the two sides of its personality, and who ultimately splits apart to wander the world alone. […]

To Be Sung
Irondale Center
May 17-2018

To Be Sung

To Be Sung is an opera in one act adapted by the composer from a short story by Gertrude Stein; “A Lyrical Opera Made By Two (To Be Sung). […]

Sorrows of Frederick
Irondale Center
May 18-2018

Sorrows of Frederick

The Sorrows of Frederick uses modern language to create a darkly comic opera (in the sense that Don Giovanni is a “comic drama” dealing with evil and death) based on the life of King Frederick […]

Backwards from Winter
Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
May 25-2018

Backwards from Winter

Backwards from Winter is an hour long operatic monodrama exploring a single woman’s reflection on a love relationship as seen through various elemental filters of seasons, color, nature, emotion and memory and told […]

A Metamorphosis and Adrianna McMannes
Plácido Domingo Hall, National Opera Center
Jun 1-2018

A Metamorphosis and Adrianna McMannes

The premiere of A Metamorphosis, based on an original story by Ms. Winslow, offers a reflection upon the contemporary issues of teen homelessness and drug overdose as seen through the eyes of Juniper. […]

Buick City, 1:00 AM
Podcast
Jun 15-2018

Buick City, 1:00 AM

Experiments in Opera is eager to push opera into different story-telling mediums. In June 2018, we will release Jason Cady’s Buick City, 1:00 AM a serial podcast exploration of opera with songs, spoken dialogue, sound design, […]

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