These superstars are pairing up with talented visual artists including animators, experimental filmmakers and choreographers to bring you seven pieces throughout the fall and early winter.
Left to right: Du Yun, Gabriela Lena Frank, Missy Mazzoli, Tamar-kali, David Lang, Tyshawn Sorey, Matthew Aucoin
Check out some of the early details for these projects below, but be sure to check back here as we share more.
Composer/LIBRETTIST: Du Yun
Project: Three movements (No-Noha, Climax, Resign) from the one-act opera Zolle.
Animation Producer/Curator: Ron Diamond, Acme Filmworks
Librettist: Nilo Cruz
Project: Las cinco lunas de Lorca; commissioned revision
Performers: SATB chorus, countertenor Jacob Ingbar, piano
Visual Artist: Irene Rodríguez
Premiere: October 2020
Librettist: Royce Vavrek
Project: Music video for "The Sodbuster’s Aria" from Proving Up
Visual Artists: James Darrah
Premiere date: October 2020
Project: The Opera Murder Club: Jane Doe; new commission
Writer/director: Lila Palmer
Performers: Mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis, instrumentalists TBA