Digital Shorts Fact Sheet 

Commissioned projects: 

Composer:  Gabriela Lena Frank 
Librettist: Nilo Cruz 
Project: commissioned revision of Las cinco lunas de Lorca for SATB chorus, countertenor and piano
Visual Artist: Irene Rodríguez 
Filmmaker: Matthew Diamond
Performer: countertenor Jacob Ingbar
December 11 through 25, 2020

Composer: Missy Mazzoli 
Project: "The West is a Land of Infinite Beginnings" (librettist: Royce Vavrek)
Director
: James Darrah 
Inspired by a scene from Mazzoli's opera Proving Up.
January 15 through 29, 2021

Composer: Ellen Reid
Project: Lumee's Dream, inspired by an excerpt from the opera "p r i s m" (librettist: Roxie Perkins)
Co-Director / Director of Photography
: James Darrah 
Co-Director / Editor: Adam Larsen
Mezzo-Soprano Soloist: Rebecca Jo Loeb
Viola Soloist: Nadia Sirota
January 29 through February 12, 2021

Composer:  Tyshawn Sorey 
Project: a setting for alto and piano of "Death," based on the poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Film director: Nadia Hallgren
Performer: mezzo-soprano Amana Lynn Bottoms

Composer: Matthew Aucoin 
Project: settings of three poems by Jake Skeets ("Afterparty," "How to Become the Moon," "Virginity")
Performers: baritone Davóne Tines, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo

Composer/librettist: David Lang 
Project: Song of Songs, for soprano and string ensemble
Performer: soprano Angel Blue

Composer: Tamar-kali 
Project: The Opera Murder Club: Jane Doe; new commission 
Writer-director: Lila Palmer  
Performersmezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis, instrumentalists TBA 

Composer/librettist: Du Yun 
Project: three movements (No-Noha, Climax, Resign) from the one-act opera Zolle 
Animation Producer/Curator: Ron Diamond, Acme Filmworks 

Composer: Anna Clyne
Project: between the rooms, a setting of a collection of Emily Dickinson's "envelope poems."
Ensemble: soprano and string quartet (two violins, viola, cello, bass)

Composer: Carlos Simon
Librettist: Sandra Seaton
Project: The First Bluebird of the Morning
Choreographer: Jamar Roberts

All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.  

Last updated: January 11, 2021