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January 10, 2017

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AOP ARTICLES, FEATURES, & REVIEWS

AMERICAN OPERA PROJECTS

Summer 2017 - OPERA AMERICA MAGAZINE
Industry profile: "New Grants for Innovative Thinking"

June 2, 2017 - OPERAWIRE
Industry profile: "Opera America Gives Out $1.4 Million in Grants"

June 1, 2017 - OPERAWIRE
Industry profile: "Pride Month 2017: A Look At The LGBT Operas In History"

January 19, 2017 - BROADWAYWORLD
Workshop review: "A Funny Thing - or Not - Happened on the Way to the Opera House"

May 20, 2016BROADWAYWORLD
Opera Profile: “AOP Receives Over $100K for Creation of New Operas, Including GULLIVER’S TRAVELS and More”

October 5, 2015 - WQXR
Industry profile: "Magical Thinking Stalks New York's Opera World"

October 16, 2013 - WASHINGTON POST
Industry profile: "Developing New Operas Is an Art in Itself"

October 2, 2013 - THE NEW YORKER
Industry profile: "Classical Music's Hell Week"

March 13, 2013 - NEW MUSIC BOX
Industry profile: "Reports of the Death of Opera Have Been Greatly Exaggerated"

December 10, 2012 - WALL STREET JOURNAL
Industry profile: "Developmental Stages"

June 07, 2012 - WQXR
Industry profile: "When Opera Companies Place Audiences in the Action"

July 3, 2011 - PATCH.COM
Organization profile: "La Cage Au 'Fort'"

December 2008 - OPERA NEWS
Organization profile: American Opera Projects

AND DEATH SHALL HAVE NO DOMINION

June 22, 2014 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Festival/Opera review: Critic's Notebook: "On the Hoof in the City for a Day of Music"

June 16, 2014 - THE HUFFINGTON POST
Opera profile: "Dylan Thomas Poem to Become Syncronized Mobile Headphone Choir"

May 30, 2014 - WNYC NEW SOUNDS
Opera profile: "New Releases, May 2014 & Pete M. Wyer"

ARVO PART / TARIK O'REGAN AT THE GUGGENHEIM

January 12, 2009 - CLASSICS TODAY
Opera review: ARVO PART / TARIK O'REGAN AT THE GUGGENHEIM

January 14, 2009 - THE HUFFINGTON POST
Opera profile: L'ABBE AGATHON

January 17, 2009 - WNET / THIRTEEN.ORG SUNDAY ARTS
Opera review: ARVO PART / TARIK O'REGAN AT THE GUGGENHEIM

February, 2009 - THE BROOKLYN RAIL
Opera review: ARVO PART / TARIK O'REGAN AT THE GUGGENHEIM

AS ONE

http://www.aopopera.org/AsOne/index.html#asone_press

BEAUTY INTOLERABLE

June 6, 2013 - BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Composer profile: "Composer Sheila Silver pursues women's voices"

June 6, 2013 - BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Opera profile: BEAUTY INTOLERABLE

June 5, 2013 - REGISTER-STAR (Hudson. NY)
Opera profile: BEAUTY INTOLERABLE

BEFORE NIGHT FALLS

http://www.aopopera.org/beforenightfalls/#beforenightfalls_press

BEFORE THE NIGHT SKY

http://www.aopopera.org/beforethenightsky/#beforethenightsky_press

BLESSED ART THOU AMONGST WOMEN

July 26, 2012 - ARTS JOURNAL
Opera review : BLESSED ART THOU AMONGST WOMEN at NJ Opera

July 5, 2012 - WQXR blog
Opera profile : "One-Person Shows: Star Vehicles but Compelling Drama?"

THE BLIND

PRESS QUOTES FOR THE BLIND
Quote sheet for THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

December 18, 2013 - WQXR.COM
Year-end review : "12 Pivotal Moments in Opera in 2013"

July 31, 2013 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Festival review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 17, 2013 - ARTS JOURNAL
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 15, 2013 - BACHTRACK
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 15, 2013 - NEW MUSIC BOX
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 15, 2013 - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 13, 2013 - NJ STAR LEDGER
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 12, 2013 - SEQUENZA 21
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 11, 2013 - FINANCIAL TIMES
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 10, 2013 - NY POST
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 10, 2013 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review : THE BLIND Premiere production at Lincoln Center Festival 2013

July 5, 2013 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera profile : "Listening to a Disconnected Society"

July 8, 2013 - WQXR blog
Opera profile : "Audience to be Blindfolded for Lera Auerbach's Opera, The Blind"

COMPOSERS & THE VOICE

October 16, 2013 - ASCAP
Concert review: AOP25: Composers & the Voice

DARKLING

April 2012 - GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE
Opera CD review: DARKLING

February 2012 - JUILLIARD JOURNAL
Opera CD review: DARKLING

January 24, 2012 - NEW MUSIC BOX
Opera CD review: DARKLING

January 17, 2012 - ENCOREMAG
Opera video profile: DARKLING

January 16, 2012 - THEATERMANIA
Opera CD review: "January's Collectible CDs"

January 9, 2012 - NOUSPIQUE.COM
Opera CD review: DARKLING

December 23, 2011 - PAGE4MUSIC
Opera profile: "Podcast: Stefan Weisman"

December 11, 2011 - "TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE" (PBS RADIO)
Opera profile: "Literature of memory: Anna Rabinowitz on Darkling"

December 1, 2011 - OUR TOWN
Opera profile: "Making Art in the Dark"

November 24, 2011 - NY CLASSICAL MUSIC EXAMINER
Opera CD review: "'Darkling' CD offers intriguing take on the problem of memory"

November 17, 2011 - JEWISH TELEGRAPH UK
Opera profile: "Anna's epic poem inspired by pictures"

November 14, 2011 - TIME OUT NY
Opera CD review: "Album review: Stefan Weisman and Anna Rabinowitz, Darkling"

March 30, 2006 - OPERA TODAY
Opera review: DARKLING

March 30, 2006 - OPERA TODAY
Opera review: DARKLING

March 9, 2006 - TIME OUT NY
Opera review: DARKLING

March 2, 2006 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: DARKLING

February 28, 2006 - NY SUN
Opera profile: DARKLING 

February 27, 2006 - NIGHT AFTER NIGHT
Opera review: DARKLING

THE FAMILY ROOM

July 22, 2011 - WQXR
Opera profile: "A Triple-Hitter at Opera New Jersey'"

July 19, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Opera workshop review: "Opera New Jersey in Princeton: 'Family Room,' 'Consul,' 'Barber of Seville'"

July 18, 2011 - NJ STAR-LEDGER
Opera workshop review: "Opera New Jersey's dramatic double bill: "The Consul" and "The Family Room""

July 18, 2011 - NJ STAR-LEDGER
Opera profile: "'Family' dynamics: Thomas Pasatieri's new opera, 'The Family Room,' is a mystery drama written for two great sopranos"

THE GOLDEN GATE

May 30, 2013 - THE STANFORD DAILY
Opera profile: "Q&A: Golden Gate composer Conrad Cummings"

January 18, 2010 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: Workshop of The Golden Gate

January 18, 2010 - MUSICAL AMERICA
Opera review: Workshop of The Golden Gate

HAGOROMO

http://www.aopopera.org/hagoromo/#hagoromo_press

HARRIET TUBMAN

http://www.aopopera.org/tubman/#tubman_press

HEART OF DARKNESS

http://www.aopopera.org/heart_of_darkness/#hod_press

I HEAR AMERICA SINGING

June 20, 2011 - WQXR
Opera profile: "Make Music NY Takes Opera to the Streets"

April 1, 2011 - PATCH.COM
Opera profile: "Poem by 8-year-old Turned Into Opera"

INDEPENDENCE EVE

http://www.aopopera.org/independenceeve/#independenceeve_press

IN THE PENAL COLONY

December 16, 2011 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Best of 2011: In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass w String Orchestra of Brooklyn

October 6, 2011 - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Opera review: In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass w String Orchestra of Brooklyn

October 4, 2011 - THE CLASSICAL REVIEW
Opera review: In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass w String Orchestra of Brooklyn

October 3, 2011 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass w String Orchestra of Brooklyn

JUDGMENT OF MIDAS

April 13, 2013 - THIRDCOASTDAILY.COM
Opera review: World Premiere of JUDGMENT OF MIDAS

April 13, 2013 - MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
Opera review: World Premiere of JUDGMENT OF MIDAS

April 8, 2013 - EXPRESS MILWAUKEE
Opera profile: "Mythical Battle of Midas"

April 5, 2013 - MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
Opera profile: "Present Music takes on opera in Ince's 'Judgment of Midas'"

December 12, 2012 - FANFARE MAGAZINE
Opera profile: "Journey to Judgment : Kamran Ince’s New Opera, With Help From Present Music"

LOST CHILDHOOD

November 14, 2013 - THE WASHINGTON POST
Opera profile & review: LOST CHILDHOOD

November 10, 2013 - THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER
Opera review: LOST CHILDHOOD (Four out of five stars)

November 7, 2013 - THE BALTIMORE SUN
Opera profile: "Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'"

November 7, 2013 - THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD
Opera profile: "Opera About Holocaust Survivor Premieres for 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht"

November 3, 2013 - THE BALTIMORE SUN
Opera profile: "New opera links Jewish, German legacies of Holocaust"

August 1, 2007 - MA'ARIV
Opera workshop review: LOST CHILDHOOD

August 1, 2007 - HAARETZ
Opera workshop profile: LOST CHILDHOOD

May 20, 2005 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera workshop review: LOST CHILDHOOD

LOVE/HATE

June 20, 2012 - OPERA PULSE
Opera review: LOVE/HATE (excerpt from OPERA America New Works Sampler)

April 14, 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Opera review: LOVE/HATE

April 13, 2012 - THE OPERA TATTLER
Opera review: LOVE/HATE

April 12, 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Opera profile: "'Love/Hate' revisits 'Bus Stop'"

March 28, 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER
Opera profile: LOVE/HATE

LUCY: A MEMORY OPERA

November 10, 2014 - JOURNAL-SENTINEL (MILWAUKEE)
Opera profile: "Milwaukee Opera Theatre delivers an evocative world premiere in 'Lucy.'"

November 8, 2014 - ON MILWAUKEE
Opera review: ""Lucy" is an incredible triumph for Milwaukee Opera Theatre"

November 8, 2014 - MILWAUKEE MAG
Opera review: "Monkey Business : Milwaukee Opera Theatre's lush and poignant "Lucy.""

November 6, 2014 - WUWM MILWAUKEE PUBLIC RADIO
Opera profile: "Remember Radiolab's Episode On Lucy The Chimp? Well, Now It's An Opera"

November 15, 2010 - MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO "RADIOLAB"
Opera profile: "In 'Our Basic Nature,' a radio story fit for an opera"

NORA, IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

July 25, 2014 - TIME OUT NY
Opera profile : "Nights at the opera: Met lockout, alt-opera troupes and Will Eno makes Ibsen sing"

November 15, 2013 - DCist
Opera profile : "DCist Interview: Emily Pulley from She, After @UrbanArias"

November 12, 2013 - DC THEATRE SCENE
Opera review : NORA, IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS at UrbanArias

November 11, 2013 - THE SYBARITIC SINGER
Opera review : NORA, IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS at UrbanArias

November 10, 2013 - WASHINGTON POST
Opera review : NORA, IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS at UrbanArias

November 6, 2013 - DC Metro Theater Arts
Opera profile : NORA, IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS at UrbanArias

April 5, 2011 - TIME OUT NY
Opera profile: "Jonesing for Nora: A short history of A Doll's House sequels"

NUMINOUS CITY

December 2, 2011 - GWARLINGO.COM
Opera profile/workshop review: "Peter Wyer’s New Opera Dramatizes One Tibetan Woman’s Journey to Freedom "

NYU OPERA WRITING WORKSHOP

May 11, 2016 - BROADWAYWORLD.COM
Opera profile/workshop review: "BWW Opera Review: PARK AND BARK - The Next Generation, from NYU and AOP"

OPERATION BROOKLYN (fka OPERA GROWS IN BROOKLYN)

June 23, 2011 - AMSTERDAM NEWS
Opera profile: "Soprano Adrienne Danrich and the operatic journey"

June 23, 2011 - WQXR
Opera profile: "Top 5 Celebrations of Song"

July 12, 2010 - PARTERRE BOX
Opera review: OPERA GROWS IN BROOKLYN

July 12, 2010 - THE OPERA INSIDER
Opera review: OPERA GROWS IN BROOKLYN

April 18, 2010 - PARTERRE BOX
Opera review: OPERA GROWS IN BROOKLYN

April 3, 2009 - THE CURATOR
Opera review: OPERA GROWS IN BROOKLYN feat. LOVE/HATE

OUT COLD

March 13, 2013 - NEW MUSIC BOX
Opera profile: "Reports of the Death of Opera Have Been Greatly Exaggerated"

December 2012 - BROOKLYN RAIL
Opera review: "BAM Next Wave Part 1"

December 14, 2012 - WQXR
Year-in-review: "The Best and Worst of Opera in 2012"

November 1, 2012 - ARTS JOURNAL BLOG
Opera review: "Phil Kline's staged song cycle: Better seen or heard?"

October 27, 2012 - LUCID CULTURE
Opera review: "Three Transcendent Song Cycles by Phil Kline at BAM"

October 26, 2012 - NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: "Out Cold/Zippo Songs at Bam's Next Wave Festival"

October 19, 2012 - ARTS JOURNAL BLOG
Opera profile: "Great music- and opera - at the end of the line"

October 19, 2012 - BAM BLOG
Opera profile: "Schubert and Sinatra Walk into a Bar"

October 17, 2012 - CLASSICAL TV
Opera profile: "The Art of Song"

October 12, 2012 - LUCID CULTURE
Opera profile: "Ten Questions for Phil Kline"

PARADISE INTERRUPTED

http://www.aopopera.org/paradise/#paradise_press

PATIENCE & SARAH

June 14, 2011 - INDIEOPERA.COM
Opera profile: "Interview with Paula Kimper"

July 26, 2000 - WINDY CITY TIMES (Chicago)
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, Chicago Premiere

September 1, 1998 - AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, World Premiere, 1998 Lincoln Center Festival

July 27, 1998 - NEW YORK MAGAZINE
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, World Premiere, 1998 Lincoln Center Festival

July 1998 - PARTERRE.COM
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, World Premiere, 1998 Lincoln Center Festival

July 11, 1998 - PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, World Premiere, 1998 Lincoln Center Festival

July 10, 1998 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: PATIENCE & SARAH, World Premiere, 1998 Lincoln Center Festival

July 2, 1996 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera workshop review: PATIENCE & SARAH

PAUL'S CASE

http://www.aopopera.org/paulscase/#paulscase_press

PIECES OF PAPER - 9-11 MEMORIAL CONCERT

September 12, 2011 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Concert review: 9-11 Memorial Concert at Irondale Center

RATED R FOR RAT

http://www.aopopera.org/ratedrforrat/#ratedrforrat_press

ROMULUS

January 2012 - OPERA NEWS
Opera CD review: ROMULUS

Awards 2011 - GRAMOPHONE
Opera CD review: ROMULUS

June 19, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Opera CD review: ROMULUS

May 22, 2007 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: ROMULUS

Oct. 2007 - CLASSICAL SINGER MAGAZINE
Opera profile: ROMULUS

ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD

November 21, 2009 - TIME OUT NY
Opera review: Workshop of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

THE SCARLET IBIS

January 14, 2015 - THE NEW YORK OBSERVER
Opera review: THE SCARLET IBIS Premiere production at Prototype 2015

January 13, 2015 - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Opera review: THE SCARLET IBIS Premiere production at Prototype 2015

January 13, 2015 - BROADWAY WORLD
Opera review: THE SCARLET IBIS Premiere production at Prototype 2015

January 09, 2015 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: THE SCARLET IBIS Premiere production at Prototype 2015

January 09, 2015 - NEW YORK CLASSICAL REVIEW
Opera review: THE SCARLET IBIS Premiere production at Prototype 2015

January 07, 2015 - TIME OUT NY
Opera profile: "Why you should see my opera in the PROTOTYPE festival"

September 26, 2011 - CLOCKTOWER (Radio program)
Opera profile: "David Cote & Stefan Weisman, The Scarlet Ibis"

THE SUMMER KING

http://www.aopopera.org/summerking/#summerking_press

THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING

April 11, 2013 - GO MEMPHIS
Opera review: THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING (Opera Memphis premiere)

April 30, 2008 - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opera review: THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING

May 1, 2008 - THE NEW YORK SUN
Opera review: THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING

June 2008 - OPERA NEWS
Opera review: THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING

THREE WAY

http://www.aopopera.org/threeway/#threeway_press

THE WANTON SUBLIME

http://www.aopopera.org/wantonsublime/#wanton_press

WOLF-IN-SKINS

http://www.aopopera.org/wolfinskins/#wolfinskins_press

 

 

 

 


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