AOP Upcoming Events

JUNE-AUGUST 2016 - FORT GREENE PARK WALKING TOUR
SEPTEMBER 30 & OCTOBER 2 - "COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES"
JANUARY 27-19, 2017 - "THREE WAY" - NASHVILLE OPERA
FEBRUARY 18-26, 2017 - "AS ONE" - PITTSBURGH OPERA
MARCH 2-4, 2017 - "AS ONE" - OPERA COLORADO
APRIL 29-MAY 7, 2017 - "THE SUMMER KING" - PITTSBURGH OPERA
JUNE 15-18, 2017 - "THREE WAY" - NYC PREMIERE

OTHER EVENTS

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FORT GREENE PARK WALKING TOUR

June 11 & 18 | 11:00 AM
July 9 & 16 | 11:00 AM
August 13 & 20 | 11:00 AM
Fort Greene Park- Visitor Center map
Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Join the Fort Greene Park Conservancy for a 90 minute walking tour exploring Fort Greene Park, its history, and connections to the surrounding neighborhood. Uncover facts about the sacrifice of the Prison Ship Martyrs, Walt Whitman's role in the founding of Fort Greene Park, and the park's ties to other local establishments. Tour includes special musical performances by professional opera singer Nicole Mitchell (Harriet Tubman).

Produced by the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project, The Walt Whitman Project, and American Opera Projects.

INFO & TICKETS:
Free with registration
www.fortgreenepark.org/events

dca logoSupported through a generous grant from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. The Walt Whitman Tours of Fort Greene Park are supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.


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COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES

Friday, Sep. 30 | 8:00 PM
South Oxford Space
138 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Sunday, Oct. 2 | 2:30 PM
National Opera Center
330 7th Ave, 7th floor
New York, NY 10001
DIRECTIONS

AOP previews the future of opera with an evening of scenes developed during AOP's latest season of Composers & the Voice, a Brooklyn-based fellowship training program that has launched the careers of some of today's top opera creators.

Previous Six Scenes have given audiences their first look at operas that went on to fully-produced world premieres including Paul’s Case (UrbanArias and Prototype Festival, Gregory Spears), Love/Hate (ODC/San Francisco Opera 2012, Jack Perla), and the upcoming Three Way (Nashville Opera 2017, Robert Paterson) and The Summer King (Pittsburgh Opera 2017, Daniel Sonenberg).

Scenes by composers Matthew Barnson, Carlos R. Carrillo, Nell Shaw Cohen, Marc LeMay, Cecilia Livingston, Sky Macklay and librettists Edward Einhorn, Duncan McFarlane, Emily Roller, and Mark Sonnenblick.

Performances by opera singers Jennifer Goode Cooper, Blake Friedman, Blythe Gaissert, Tookah Sapper, Michael Weyandt, and Jonathan Woody.

Music Directors: Charity Wicks, Mila Henry and Kelly Horsted
C&V Artistic Director: Steven Osgood

TICKETS:
COMING SOON

Composers & the Voice is made possible in part by a generous multi-year award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


The AOP 2015-16 season is made possible by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., BMI, Howard Gilman Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the contributions of many individuals.



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THE IRON HEEL

July 28 - September 3
Various locations
New York City

Composers & the Voice librettist Edward Einhorn adapts Jack London's THE IRON HEEL, the first modern dystopian novel, written as a socialist propaganda piece in 1908. An election between a socialist candidate and an oligarch. What happens if the oligarch wins? Presented on the 100th anniversary of Jack London's death. Join us as we gather for light snacks, folk songs, and performance.

With
Craig Anderson, Kevin Argus, Charles Ouda, Yvonne Roen, Victoria Rulle, and Trav SD

"Audacious...genuinely prophetic"
Leon Trotsky, ART & PERFORMANCE

MORE INFO

TICKETS: FREE and PAY WHAT YOU CAN

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Free performances can be attended without reservation.

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QUATRE HUÎTRES

August 3, 2016 | 1:00 PM
Heart Plaza
Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023
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Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival present the world premiere of Quatre Huîtres, a 15 minute micro-concert by Hagoromo composer Nathan Davis performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble. MORE INFO

TICKETS: FREE

 

 


 

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