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Murasaki’s Moon
The Astor Chinese Garden Court
May 17-2019

Murasaki’s Moon

The sequestered life of a lady-in-waiting feels suffocating to the imaginative yet introspective Lady Murasaki. To escape the boundaries of the palace, she begins to write an epic tale of love and freedom.

The Many Sounds of Rigoletto
Christ & St Stephen's Episcopal Church
May 17-2019

The Many Sounds of Rigoletto

In 1850, Giuseppe Verdi began composing an opera based on a contentious play that was banned […]

The Stonewall Operas
The Stonewall Inn
May 19-2019

The Stonewall Operas

The fourth entry in the collaboration between AOP and The NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Writing Program, “The Opera Writing Workshop” sees four teams of emerging opera writers examining the watershed Stonewall Riots […]

As One
Merkin Concert Hall - Kaufman Music Center
May 30-2019

As One

With empathy and humor, As One traces transgender protagonist Hannah’s experiences from her youth in a small town to her college years on the West Coast.

Chunky in Heat
The Flea Theater
May 31-2019

Chunky in Heat

Chunky in Heat tells the story of a young girl who comes of age poolside at her family’s home in the canyons of Los Angeles […]

Melody Book for “Song of Myself”
To Be Announced
May 31-2019

Melody Book for “Song of Myself”

Celebrating Walt Whitman’s 200th Year! Paula Kimper’s setting of “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman.

Dido and Aeneas
The Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs
Jun 4-2019

Dido and Aeneas

A monumental Baroque opera performed in The Catacombs of the Green-Wood Cemetery, Dido & Aeneas recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her.

Some Light Emerges
To Be Announced
Jun 7-2019

Some Light Emerges

Utopia Opera Presents Some Light Emerges Premiere June 7-9, Time TBD Laura Kaminsky, ComposerMark Campbell, Kimberly Reed, Librettists Some Light Emerges is set in Houston’s own Rothko Chapel, captures all of the mystery, power and transcendent beauty of one of our city’s greatest cultural landmarks. The opera spans four decades and presents the poignant and […]

New Brewed Opera
Barbès
Jun 7-2019

New Brewed Opera

The New Brew series brings you classical music written by some of today’s most exciting composers, presented in entertaining and irreverent programs by young singers […]

Laura Kaminsky & Friends
LGBT Center
Jun 11-2019

Laura Kaminsky & Friends

Composer of the celebrated opera AS ONE, Laura Kaminsky curates and hosts a salon of contemporary songs by lesbian-identified composers and librettists. […]

The Magic Flute
The Playground, Public School 129
Jun 13-2019

The Magic Flute

The Playground Operas program is a school day program that immerses students in the creation, production and performance of an opera. […]

Manning the Canon
LGBT Center
Jun 25-2019

Manning the Canon

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, New York Festival of Song and Five Boroughs Music Festival revive this beloved program, which Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times called an “insightful and imaginative, touching and funny” tribute to gay composers and gay lives.

The Constitution
Behind the Door
Jun 27-2019

The Constitution

Shining a light on the foundational document of the United States, Vertical Player Repertory presents a semi-staged performance of The Constitution, an oratorio by Benjamin Yarmolinsky […]

Paradigm Shifts, Music & Film Festival
To Be Announced
Jun 30-2019

Paradigm Shifts, Music & Film Festival

“Paradigm Shifts Music and Film Festival celebrates true stories of courageous people from around the world […]

The Human Voice
To Be Announced
Jun 30-2019

The Human Voice

The underlying questions in “The Human Voice” are What is love? Is all the suffering of “She” really worth it? […]

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