Opera New Work Reading: Featuring Composer, Justine F. Chen

Opera New Work Reading: Featuring Composer, Justine F. Chen

Maryland Opera Studio and Femmes de Chanson
Saturday, February 12, 2022 · 8PM
Photo by Steven Laxton.

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Estimated Length: 
The performance will last one hour.

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The annual opera new work reading creates opportunities to highlight new contributions to the opera repertoire from emerging voices. This year, join members of the Maryland Opera Studio (MOS) and the women's chamber vocal ensemble Femmes de Chanson for an evening of music culminating the weeklong residency of Taiwanese-American composer, Justine F. Chen. Building on the long tradition of new work exploration, MOS performs excerpts of Chen’s recent and newly created works alongside introductions by the composer, demonstrating the remarkable depth and importance of this prominent compositional voice.

About the Maryland Opera Studio:
Under the direction of Craig Kier, the Maryland Opera Studio is dedicated to the future of opera. Preparing the next generation of great singers and offering performances ranging from classic repertoire to provocative new works, it is building contemporary audiences for opera and advancing the art that sustains them.

Health & Safety for In-Person Attendance:
There may be COVID-19 safety policies, such as mask requirements, in place when you attend this event. Please see our health and safety page for the most up-to-date information about attendance.