Posts Tagged ‘composer’

A Rumination on Writing an Opera by Jason Thorpe Buchanan

Hunger composer, Jason Thorpe Buchanan.

This week, we feature a piece by composer Jason Thorpe Buchanan, whose multimedia opera, Hunger, will be featured in our 2015 FIRST TAKE showcase of new ideas in American opera. In deciding to write a Multimedia Opera, I wanted to explore the idea of psychological fragility and deterioration

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Living the Dream of Invisible Cities

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Director Yuval Sharon (L) and composer Christopher Cerrone pose at the dress rehearsal and behind the scenes photo op for the opera "Invisible Cities" at Union Station on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

This week, Chris Cerrone, composer of INVISIBLE CITIES, writes about the creation of the opera’s studio recording. The album will be available as a digital download and limited-edition CD box set on November 4th, 2014. Creating a recording of INVISIBLE CITIES has long been a dream of mine.

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