Composer Nathan Felix to Premiere Immersive Operetta ‘Rivers Unite: Divide’

On October 28, 2021, composer Nathan Felix will present his new operetta, titled “Rivers Unite: Divide.” This new work explores subjects such as re-appropriation, as well as borderlands and rivers as cultural and territorial boundaries. Held at the High Line Nine gallery in Chelsea, this one-time performance will unfold in various spaces and galleries within the location, immersing the audience {…}

Opera on Tap Wins Grant from Renée Fleming Foundation for Playground Opera Educational Research

Opera on Tap’s flagship education program, Playground Opera, received a grant from the Renée Fleming Foundation to study the effects of music on empathy development and social-emotional learning in children. Dr. Indre Viskontas, a neuroscientist at the University of San Francisco, will partner with Opera on Tap to conduct research that tracks improvements in students’ emotional regulation and other cognitive {…}