Entries by Aaron Siegel

In Progress – The Mother

From Experiments in Opera co-founder and New Shorts composer, Jason Cady: I recently finished composing a comic-opera short called The Mother. It’s about an aspiring singer-songwriter who is surprised to find out that her retired mother has learned how to play guitar and is writing songs. She is even more surprised when her mother becomes […]

In Progress – ‘Bodiless’

Experiments in Opera commissioned Gabrielle Herbst to write a new opera for the upcoming New Shorts event at Issue Project Room.  Here is Gabrielle with some of her thoughts on her new piece, Bodiless: “I used to feel guilty at night. I live in, I always used to live in two countries, the diurnal one […]

In Progress – The Collector

  Composer Aaron Siegel writes: I am working on a new monodrama opera, called ‘The Collector’ for the upcoming Experiments in Opera ‘New Shorts’ event on February 9, 2013 at Issue Project Room. I am also slogging through a much larger piece, Brother Brother, so with ‘The Collector’ I have been enjoying the opportunity to […]