sundance film festival: railroad ties premiere & Panel
January 27, 2019, park City, uT
A screening of the SundanceTV and Ancestry short film about descendants of the Underground Railroad. Screening followed by a panel discussion with renowned documentarian and Sundance Film Festival alum Sacha Jenkins, revered Harvard historian and PBS Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ancestry historian Lisa Elzey, featured historian Melissa Collom, and featured descendant Gayle George.
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Anti-Social Music: Franz Nicolay's PEOpSSongs
June 8, 2017, New York, NY
This performance at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn features Franz Nicolay's choral song cycle based on the PEOPS portrait series of Lower East Side scenesters by graphic artist Fly. Musical influences include “Eastern European village song, Sacred Harp, the rounds of Moondog, and the neo-medievalisms of composers like Tavener.” Paired with Ed Rosenberg's "Chewy Foot," a short piece for beat-boxing vocal ensemble, this will be a fun night of new music.
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Loft Opera: Valentines Night
February 11 & 14, 2017, New York, NY
Songs by Faure and Karen O. paired with chocolate and champagne at SoHo's beautiful XOCO building.
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Norwalk Symphony: Messiah (alto soloist)
December 5, 2015, Norwalk, CT
Handel's Messiah sing along & holiday extravaganza!
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Aspen science center street fair: Bon Appetit! (The Chef)
august 9, 2015, aspen, CO
Music and science and chocolate cake collide in this special interactive performance! Eggbeaters race and flour flies in this lively musical setting of a classic Julia Child cooking episode. Lee Hoiby's score illuminates Child's words and witticisms, taking listeners on a musical journey to match the culinary adventure unfolding before their eyes.
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Loft Opera: Lucrezia Borgia (Maffio Orsini)
April 3, 4, 7, 10 & 11, 2015, Brooklyn, NY
Donizetti at his melodramatic best performed in a stunning Brooklyn loft space.
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Society of the Four Arts: Bon Appetit! (The Chef)
April 9, 2015, Palm Beach, FL
Eggbeaters race and flour flies in this lively musical setting of a classic Julia Child cooking episode. Lee Hoiby's score illuminates Child's words and witticisms, taking listeners on a musical journey to match the culinary adventure unfolding before their eyes. Ticket includes this performance and a three-course meal as part of the Society of the Four Arts "Treasures of France" series.
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garden state philharmonic: Angels & Devils (alto soloist)
March 14, 2015, Freehold, nj & march 15, Lakewood, NJ
Audiences will be enthralled by music that speaks of heavenly rewards in this concert celebrating the season of rebirth. In the hands of the orchestra and imbued with the voices of the MasterWorks Chorus, the Shrewsbury Chorale, and children from area schools, John Rutter’s Requiem promises to “raise the rafters” alongside Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture and Coronation Mass.
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Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater: Still Point (Vocalist)
September 12 & 14, 2014, W. Tisbury (Martha's Vineyard), MA
A site-specific music and dance piece created for and performed at the home Claudia Miller.
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North Shore Music Festival: Rigoletto (Maddalena)
August 16 & 23, 2014, Great Neck, NY
Verdi's distinguished classic performed at two locations on Long Island's North Shore, including Castle Gould at the Sands Point Preserve.
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New York City Opera: Anna Nicole (Ensemble)
September 17 - 28, 2013, Brooklyn, NY
New York City Opera opens its 2013–14 season with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole (2010), a colossal co-production with BAM that launches the 2013 Next Wave Festival. The opera is based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. The opera mixes comedy and tragedy and boldly confronts issues of modern celebrity, greed and exploitation. Turnage’s dynamic score draws on jazz, blues, musical theater and traditional operatic structures.
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"What Makes an Artist?" New works by Gerald Busby
November 27, 2012, New York, NY
What Makes an Artist? An Interdisciplinary Collaboration between MarleneStreeruwitz, Mark Beard and Gerald Busby. An evening of literature, music, poetry, andpainting presented by Deutsches Haus at NYU.
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