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ALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert

  • The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

Presented by American Lyric Theater and The Morgan Library & Museum

This concert celebrates the success of prominent alumni of American Lyric Theater’s innovative Composer Librettist Development Program. Featuring Jessica Jones, Caroline Worra, Heather Johnson, Laura Krumm, Spencer Viator, Gideon Dabi, and Joseph Lattanzi. Led by music director Djordje Nesic. Excerpts from recently premiered operas and works in development, including the following:

JFK
David T. Little and Royce Vavrek*

Co-commissioned by Fort Worth Opera, American Lyric Theater, and Opéra de Montréal
Premiered April 2016 at Fort Worth Opera; up next at Opéra de Montréal

After the Storm
David Hanlon and Stephanie Fleischmann*

Commissioned by HGOco, Houston Grand Opera
Premiered May 2016 by HGOco, Houston Grand Opera

Steal a Pencil for Me
Gerald Cohen* and Deborah Brevoort*

Featured in the 2016 Frontiers Festival at Fort Worth Opera
World Premiere scheduled for January 2018 at Opera Colorado

The Copper Queen
Clint Borzoni* and John de los Santos

Winner of Arizona SPARK, a commission competition at Arizona Opera

(*Denotes an alum of the Composer Librettist Development Program)