Flash of Recognition

Flash of Recognition, a new music theater work based loosely (very loosely) on the life of maverick photographer Mike Disfarmer.

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Looking Back

A trio of chamber operas for four voices and small ensemble, each a short look at loss, love and moving on.

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Becomes This Art

A new song cycle for baritone and piano, settings of four short and evocative poems by Rumi. Any intrepid baritones out there looking to premiere a new work?

soundbiting

What is the sound of a life? Listen to the sound of mine. This is soundbiting a stream-of-consciousness audio blog. What does it mean? What is he going on about? What order is this in? Some questions have no answers.

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29Nov

Survival of the...

Nothing like approaching the turn of a personal decade to make you ponder things like success. There are many ways of defining success. But that’s not exactly what I’m going to prattle on about right now. Instead, I’m going to ponder the study of success and how we talk about success to each other.

13Jan

Relevancy?

There seem to be to be much discussion about "relevancy" in the opera world right now. The standard classics of the repertoire are often given updated productions to make them more relevant. Subject matter for new works, commissions, workshops, and the like encourage relevancy. What exactly is relevant? What makes a production, a work, a subject matter or character relevant?

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