Le Poisson Rouge
Jan. 16, 2012 – 7:30 PM
Experiments in Opera is a composer and performer-driven festival, featuring recent and new works with unorthodox answers to the traditional questions about how to connect words, story and music. This inaugural event at Le Poisson Rouge on January 16, 2012 at 7:30 will feature excerpts from four works:
Borges and the Other with music by Matthew Welch and a text adapted from Jorge Luis Borge
Happiness is the Problem with music by Jason Cady, libretto by Nadia Berenstein, Jason Cady, and Amy Cimini and graphics by Nadia Berenstein
Sextuor: l’origine des especes with music by George Aperghis and
a libretto by François Reginault and Georges Aperghis (based on texts by Charles Darwin and Stephen Jay Gould)
Brother Brother with music and words by Aaron Siegel.