Megan Schubert (lead producer, singer – Sextour) recently created the role of Saint Francis of Assisi in a world premiere of Sasha Zamler-Carhart’s opera I Fioretti at La Mama E.T.C., the role of Scientist/Athena in Likeness to Lily’s COMMAND VOICE, sang in the world premiere of James Ilgenfritz’s opera, The Ticket that Exploded, and performed and produced the NY premiere of Georges Aperghis’s Sextuor: L’origine des especes with Avant Media. Recent and upcoming engagements include a set of Eve Beglarian’s works at Joyce SoHo and Wild Project with members of Ekmeles; the New York Premiere of Robert Ashley’s opera, That Morning Thing, at The Kitchen; and a staged performance of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire.
Schubert has performed music by Stockhausen for an audience under umbrellas in a torrential downpour for Make Music New York; world premieres at Carnegie Hall; with robots while locked inside a Van de Graaff Generator at Boston’s Museum of Science; on a bike flying by the audience in an installation piece at McCarren Park Pool, Brooklyn; in a giant potato sack while video was projected onto her frontside at Webster Hall; for inmates at a maximum security prison in Ossining, NY; with puppets at E 4th Street Fab! Fest; for Elliot Carter at a celebration of his 100th birthday; and with many ensembles championing art music and experimental jazz of today. Schubert holds degrees from Bennington College and Manhattan School of Music.