The Robyn Newhouse Hall, Community Music School of Springfield, 127 State Street, Springfield, MA.
A performance / workshop by Novi Cantori of a new work, based on a text by Rumi, as part of their “New Editions” workshop for composers and choral singers.More info.
American Opera Projects; South Oxford Space; 168 South Oxford Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217
American Opera Projects presents a staged reading of scenes one through four of opera-in-development “Legendary.” The fantastic cast includes Jordan Rutter and Jorell Williams, and will be directed by Knud Adams.
The evening also features a workshop of scenes from a new opera by Matt Barnson.More info.
ICITE Building, ground floor, #12 Orchard Rd., Eastwood City, Brgy. Bagumbayan, Quezon City
Bass-baritone Enrico Lagasca and pianist Mark Anthony Carpio perform “Casting Off” in recital in Manila, the Philippines. Details below!More info.
SMU Meadows School of the Arts. 6101 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75275
Lola’s aria “A woman, that’s me” from “Legendary” will be performed by the Syzygy new music group at Southern Methodist University. Featuring Vinnie Mahal, countertenorMore info.
Two scenes from “Legendary” will be presented as part of the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s 2016 “Frontiers” program. Legendary will be featured on the second afternoon of performances: May 5 at 6P at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Kahn Auditorium in Fort Worth, TX.
Baritones Enrico Lagasca and Joseph Legaspi will premiere a new baritone arrangement of “Casting Off” on April 2 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music. Michael Hey will be accompanying. Details here.
Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn
“Dust World” will be premiered at the end of the month as part of “American Gothic,” an evening of four new pieces written for bass-baritone Davone Tines and the Canite String Quartet. The piece is a monodrama of sorts setting a text by contemporary Native American poet Adrian C. Louis. There will be three performances on Oct. 21, 22, and 23 at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn. More information and tickets here.