Catapult Opera Gives American Premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s Only Opera, ‘La ville morte’

(Photo credit: ©Sophie von Hellermann) Catapult Opera is set to give the American premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s opera “La Ville Morte.” With a libretto by Gabriele d’Annunzio from his play of the same name, “La Ville Morte” is a tale of “suppressed lust and taboo turned lethal, the prisons of other people’s objectifying desires, and the liberatory potential of creativity.” {…}

Catapult Opera Explores Covid-19 Connections in New Opera & Short Film Entitled ‘When All I Knew Changed’ by Celisse

Catapult Opera has announced a newly commissioned opera and short film from multidisciplinary artist Celisse. Titled, “When All I Knew Changed,” this work is the first of several that Catapult will produce and distribute for free. It explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic through the eyes of three women, who, despite very different experiences, highlight the theme of interconnectedness. {…}

‘The Silent Twins’ Wins Top Prize at Catapult Opera’s Accelerate Competition

Catapult Opera has announced the winners of its Accelerate Competiton. The Competition was a team-based event intended to inspire innovation and creativity in the realm of socially distanced operatic performance. Teams were given four selection to choose from and had three weeks to put together a video that met categories of music excellence, dramatic integrity, and creativity. The first prize {…}