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Friday, May 20 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
New Works Sampler FILLING

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The New Works Sampler is a showcase of works in progress and recent premieres. Complementing the New Works Forum, this performance will feature the wide spectrum of musical styles employed by emerging and established composers creating opera today. The first half of the performance will feature a showcase of new Canadian works in development and works recently premiered by Canadian opera companies. 

Video Recording: https://youtu.be/d4WBtaot__w

The featured works are:

Composed by John Estacio
Libretto by Robert Chafe
Submitted by Opera on the Avalon

Composed by Neil Weisensel
Libretto by Shane Koyczan
Submitted by Vancouver Opera

Six Revolutions
Composed by Tim Brady
Libretto by Guillaume Corbeil
Submitted by Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal

M’dea Undone
Composed by John Harris
Libretto by Marjorie Chan
Submitted by Tapestry Opera

As One
Composed by Laura Kaminsky
Libretto by Kimberly Reed and Mark Campbell
Submitted by American Opera Projects

Composed by David T. Little
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Submitted by Fort Worth Opera Festival

Morning Star
Composed by Ricky Ian Gordon
Libretto by William M. Hoffman
Submitted by Theodore Presser Company/Cincinnati Opera 

The New Works Sampler is made possible by generous and deeply appreciated grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts. 

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