Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1:33 am by M. in , ,    No comments
The Center for Contemporary Opera (New York) presents the NewOp Week 2013 featuring readings of three operas in progress plus the world premiere of Oration by Line Tjornhoj. One of the operas in progress is Louis Karchin's Jane Eyre:
The Center for Contemporary Opera presents "Jane Eyre" by Louis Karchin

July 24 at 8pm
NYC's Cell Theater, 338 West 23rd Street

Selected from over one hundred submission, CCO is proud to present a workshop production of the opera, "Jane Eyre" by Louis Karchin.

Louis Karchin, American composer, conductor and educator, has composed over 60 works including unaccompanied and chamber music, symphonic works, and opera. His music has been recognized by awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Endowment for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, as well as commissions from the Serge Koussevitzky, Fromm, and Barlow Foundations. Karchin is currently a professor of Music at NYU.

Our outstanding cast and creative team includes:

Jane Eyre ... Marcy Richardson
Rochester ... Scott Joiner
Blanche ... Karen Joilcouer
Bessie ... Jami Leonard
Mrs. Faitfax, Mrs. Ingram ... Sharon Harms
Mr.Mason, Mr.Ingram ... Mark Wilson

Stage Director ... Sarah Mayers
Music Director ... Michael Fennelly
Stage Manager ... Jami Leonard

Preceding the atelier, there will be a short panel discussion with the composer and other distinguished individuals to discuss the work. Following, you are invited to a complimentary reception in order to meet the cast and creative team and offer your feedback as part of our development process.

We are very appreciative to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their support of the CCO Development Series.


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