Jorge Sosa & Cerise Jacobs’ Immigrant Opera ‘I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams’ To Make World Premiere

On Sept. 20, 2019, Cerise Jacobs and Jorge Sosa’s’ latest opera “I Am a Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams” will make its world premiere. The new work  will make its world premiere at the Robert J. Orchard Stage of Boston’s Emerson Paramount Theater with a cast of various ethnicity. The cast is set to include Carla López-Speziale, Helen Zhibing Huang, Kirsten {…}

White Snakes Projects Announces ‘SING OUT STRONG’ & ‘I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams’

The White Snakes Projects has announced that it will launch the “SING OUT STRONG” initiative with the intent of cultivating new songs that will serve as complements to the company’s operas. It’s first edition will culminate in the world premiere of “I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams” in late September 2019. This first edition, entitled, “Immigrant Voices,” will {…}

Cerise Jacobs & Jorge Sosa Collaborate On New Opera ‘I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams’

Creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs will team up with Mexican-born composer Jorge Sosa to produce a new opera entitled “I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams.” The topical subject of this new work is immigration. The opera tells the story of Rosa, an undocumented immigrant, and the relationship she forms with ethnically-Chinese Indonesian immigrant Sanga, her court-appointed attorney, while {…}