Cornelia Street Cafe: Inside the Underground
Tuesday, Aug. 8 @ 8:30PM

Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street, New York NY 10014


Performances of songs new and old by Jordan Rutter, countertenor, and Shelley Farmer, soprano.  With Michael Gildin, piano.  Also featuring works by Julia Barry and Matt Frey, among others, in a cabaret setting.

Entry is $20 (with a $10 credit toward your purchase of food or beverage) – cash only!
Doors open @ 8:00; there will be a brief intermission.
Reservations recommended! Call 212-989-9319.


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Sparks & Wiry Cries songSLAM
Tuesday, April 25 @ 8:30PM

HERE Arts Center, 145 6th Avenue, New York, NY

Premiere by soprano Alaysha Fox of a new art song with text by Melisa Tien.

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New choral work with Novi Cantori
Saturday, April 8 @ 3:00PM

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.

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Workshop of "Legendary", scenes 1-4
Sunday, March 19 @ 8:00PM

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.

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"Casting Off" in the Philippines
Saturday, January 21 @ 7:30PM

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!

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"A woman, that's me" from "Legendary" performance at Southern Methodist University
Wednesday, October 5 @ 12:45PM

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, countertenor

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"Legendary" at Fort Worth Opera Festival

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.

"Casting Off" NY Premiere

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.

"How She Went to Ireland" Performances in NY and Boston
November 19-23

The C4 Ensemble performs “How She Went to Ireland” on November 19 and 21 in New York City.

Triad – a new Boston-based choral ensemble – also performs “How She Went to Ireland” on November 21 and 23.

"Dust World" Premiere
October 21-23

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.