American Composers Orchestra & Perelman Performing Arts Center to Present ‘An American Soldier’

The American Composers Orchestra and Perelman Performing Arts Center are set to present the New York premiere of composer Huang Ruo and librettist David Henry Hwang’s “An American Soldier.” The work is based on the true story of Chinese-American Army Pvt. Danny Chen, who was found dead in a guard tower at his base in Afghanistan in 2011 will be directed by Chay Yew, will star {…}

How Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Joined Forces With Huang Ruo & David Henry Hwang To World Premiere New Version of ‘An American Soldier’

Few companies are pushing the envelope when it comes to developing new American opera than Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. The company is now entering its fifth season of the New Works, Bold Voices series, which fosters new American operas on American themes. For the upcoming 2018 festival, the company will be producing the world premiere of Huang Ruo and {…}