Experiments in Opera to World Premiere ‘Anthony Braxton Theater Improvisations’

Experiments in Opera is set to showcase the world premiere “Anthony Braxton Theater Improvisations” on March 26-28 a the The Flea in New York City. The showcase, which will feature an operatic realization of the composer’s “Compositions No. 279-283,” will star Kamala Sankaram and Elizabeth Saunders on vocals, Ingrid Laubrock on saxophones, Jessica Pavone on strings, Nate Wooley on trumpet, {…}

Victory Hall Opera & University of Virginia to Present ‘Breaking the Sound Barrier: Deaf Opera Workshop’

Victory Hall Opera will present “Breaking the Sound Barrier: Deaf Opera Workshop” on Feb. 27, 2020 at the Old Cabell Hall at the University of Virginia. The event will be presented in conjunction UVA’s Disability Studies Symposium. The workshop will present a reinterpretation of Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites” in which three Deaf actors will work with three hearing opera singers {…}