‘Liederabend With Felix Jarrar & Friends’ to Make 14 World Premieres at Opera America

By Afton Wooten

“Liederabend With Felix Jarrar & Friends” will give a concert at Opera America featuring 14 world premiere pieces.

Composer and pianist Jarrar with collaborators mezzo-soprano Jessica Trainor-Tasucu, contralto Allison Gish, tenor Ryan Mangan, and baritone Miguel Angel Vasquez will present a concert of the works written throughout the pandemic. The program includes “Wild West,” song cycles “French Kisses” with texts by Bea Goodwin, “Happy” (texts by the composer), and “Sea Boy Barcarolles” with texts by Ryan Mangan.

The event will take place on March 3 beginning at 7 pm in Opera America’s Charles MacKay Studio.