Phantom of the Dreams’ Origin for chamber Ensemble

Phantom of the Dreams’ Origin for chamber ensemble sets to music a selection of prose poems from Embirikos’ 1935 masterpiece Blast Furnace, which Nikos Stabakis translated into English in his anthology Surrealism in Greece [University of Texas Press, 2008]. The work...

Booth! The Story of Edwin Booth

“think no more of him now as your brother. He is dead to us now. With these words Edwin Booth, the great American actor, would commence a tortured existence. His infamous brother John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. In the search for the...

Hester -The Scarlet Letter

Somber townspeople gather in a square dominated by a platform and pillory on one side and a prison on the other. They sing of Puritan values and their sense of community in the hymn-like A Massachusetts Blessing (Song 1). A strident voice cries out scornfully,...

Teaming the Shrew

A Mate for Kate Teaming the Shrew is the wonderful retelling of Shakespeare’s Taming the Shrew. Join the Party in Padua (Song 1) chorus A Single Glance (Song 2) Lucentio Bianca, Bellissima (Song 3) suitors & chorus Petruchio, the Rock (Song 4) Petruchio...