Focusing on a new generation of composers, the Miller will begin with Missy Mazzoli’s “Proving Up,” about homesteaders in post-Civil War Nebraska.
Posted in Du Yun (1977- ), Esfahani, Mahan, Little, David T, Mazzoli, Missy, Miller Theater at Columbia University, Muhly, Nico, music, Opera, Soper, Kate, Sorey, Tyshawn, Vavrek, Royce, Wang Lu, Zorn, John
A horror-themed double bill underscores what this Texas company is doing for contemporary music.
Posted in American Lyric Theater, Burchett, Christopher, Buried Alive (Opera), Embedded (Opera), Fort Worth Opera, Little, David T, Opera, Poe, Edgar Allan, Vavrek, Royce, Worra, Caroline
This work uses dream sequences to revisit the hours leading up to the assassination of President Kennedy.
The composer David T. Little and the librettist Royce Vavrek had a theatrical challenge on their hands in the telling of John F. Kennedy’s last living hours in Texas.
Posted in Alice Tully Hall (Manhattan, NY), Classical Music, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Geffen, David, Hall (Manhattan, NY), Halsey, Simon (1958- ), Houston Symphony Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble, Lang, David, Langree, Louis, Little, David T, Martinez, Ana Marie, Morris, Mark, Dance Group, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Shaw, Caroline
Posted in Bobick, James, Breckinridge, Marnie, Dog Days (Opera), Kelly, John, Little, David T, Marcotte, Michael, music, Opera, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Tantsits, Peter, Vavrek, Royce, Woodruff, Robert, Worsham, Lauren
This opera based on a short story by Judy Budnitz will be performed at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 9-11.
Posted in Beth Morrison Projects, Little, David T, Moran, Alicia Hall, music, National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY, Performance Space), National, The (Music Group), Stravinsky, Igor, The Rite of Spring (Ballet), VisionIntoArt
Posted in American Lyric Theater, Classical Music, Daniela Mack, Fort Worth (Tex), Fort Worth Opera, Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, Little, David T, music, New York City, Okulitch, Daniel, Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, Opera, Vavrek, Royce, Worth, Matthew