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ALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert

  • Merkin Concert Hall - Kaufman Music Center 129 West 67th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Alumni of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program are changing the landscape of contemporary opera! Join us for ALT's annual alumni concert, showcasing scenes from three exciting new operas taking the stage around the country, written by alumni of the CLDP.

Featured guest artists: Patricia Schuman, Lauren Snouffer, Jennifer Panara, Elise Quagliata, Daniel T. Curran, Daniel Belcher, Adrian Rosas, and James Lowe.

Hosted by ALT's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Lawrence Edelson.

PROGRAM:

THE HOUSE WITHOUT A CHRISTMAS TREE (excerpts)
Music by Ricky Ian Gordon | Libretto by Royce Vavrek*
Based on the original story by Gail Rock. Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera.

ALBERT NOBBS (excerpts)
Music by Patrick Soluri* | Libretto by Deborah Brevoort*
Pellicciotti Opera Composition Prize Finalist

MONKEY AND FRANCINE IN THE CITY OF TIGERS (complete)
Music by Kamala Sankaram* | Libretto by David Johnston*
Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera; Developed in partnership with American Lyric Theater

(* Denotes alumni of the Composer Librettist Development Program.)

Earlier Event: September 24
The New Crew
Later Event: March 18
The Living Libretto: Opera in Eden