Fresh Squeezed Opera Streams Vocal Lab Premieres

By David Salazar

Fresh Squeezed Opera will present its Vocal Lab premieres on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

The showcase, which will be streamed on its Facebook and YouTube pages, will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

Audiences will get a chance to hear “The Voice of the Rain” by Ian Chung featuring Victoria Benson; “Song of Hypatia” by Holly Winter starring Kate Lipow; Leo Discenza’s “how I lost my name” with Daniel Kline; Melissa D’Albora’s “Leaves” with Andrew Wanningman; Jane Kozhevnikova’s “I Cry out & Salt” with Alisson Gish. Candace Chien, Felix Jarrar, and Markus Kaitila accompany at the piano.

The company also streamed 10 other premieres over the past weekend by such composers as Kristen Baum, Cixian Lu, Alex Shanafelt, Timothy Arliss OBrien, Angela Slater, Emile LeBel, Jonathan Posthuma, Nick Main, Simer Singh, and Elizabeth Rudolph.