American Opera Projects Presents New Chamber Opera ‘House of Legendary’ at PrideFest 2024

American Opera Projects announces “House of Legendary” a new chamber opera to take place at PrideFest 2024. Composer Joe Rubinstein and librettist by Jason Kim’s “House of Legendary” centers on drag performer Dee Legendary as they embark on a passionate love affair with Officer John, whose fascination with Dee takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. Inspired by a true story, {…}

Sarah Moulton Faux Stars in the Premiere of ‘The Climate Opera Project’ at BAM

(Photo credit: Gordon Faux) American Opera Projects, in collaboration with NYU/Tisch Opera Lab presents the world premiere of “The Climate Opera Project.” “The Climate Opera Project” is a collection of four short operas celebrating Earth Day 2024. Plots depict unlikely heroes reeling from the cataclysm of human-influenced natural disasters. These operas aim to tackle environmental issues with humor and hope. {…}

Sydney Anderson & Jordan Rutter-Covatto Star in counter codex’s ‘POLYMATH: La comédie de la Mort’

Photo credit: GDM In its inaugural season the performing arts collective counter codex presents “POLYMATH: La comédie de la Mort.” Countertenor and co-founder of the organization Jordan Rutter-Covatto (he/they) performs alongside soprano Sydney Anderson (she/her), pianist Mila Henry, and actor Saul Nache in “POLYMATH: La comédie de la Mort.” The team presents two world premiere song cycles by Joseph N. {…}

American Opera Project to Showcase ‘Poets of New York: Operas Inspired by Audre Lorde and Walt Whitman’

American Opera project (AOP) and NYU/Tisch Opera Lab will present “Poets of New York: Operas Inspired by Audre Lorde and Walt Whitman,” featuring three original operas. The operas will be presented on May 25 and 26, 2024 at the NYU Schubert Theatre, 721 Broadway, 5th Floor, NYC. Tickets are free with reservation. Featured artists include sopranos MaKayla McDonald and Gileann {…}