Posts Tagged ‘Laura Karpman’

An interview with FIRST TAKE artist Laura Karpman

The third installment of FIRST TAKE is this weekend, and we pulled Laura Karpman out of rehearsal to discuss her opera BALLS. The opera dramatizes the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and draws on the comedic, dramatic, and hugely political nature of this match. “The Battle of the Sexes” changed not…

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Return of FIRST TAKE, Debut of SECOND TAKE

Unintelligible Response by Paul Pinto, presented at FIRST TAKE on February 21, 2015 (Photo by Dana Ross)

Biennial workshop of new operas in concert, Feb. 24 + 25, 2017 in Los Angeles CO-PRESENTED BY wild Up FIRST TAKE: 6 WORKS-IN-PROGRESS by Nicholas Deyoe, William Gardiner and Thomas Rawle, John Hastings, Laura Karpman, Marc Lowenstein, Dylan Mattingly SECOND TAKE: CONCERT PREMIERE OF ANDREW MCINTOSH’S BONNIE AND CLYDE   “An essential component in American…

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