Operas-in-Concert

JFK

By David T. Little, Composer and Royce Vavrek, Librettist

November 25 at 7:00PM | Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

The opera’s story is based on the final night of American president John F. Kennedy’s life that was spent in at the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth, prior to his assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963.

The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing

By Justine F. Chen and David Simpatico

January 12 at 7:30PM | Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

A new opera by Justine F. Chen and David Simpatico, The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing  is a historical-fantasia inspired by the life of the groundbreaking computer scientist, Alan Turing.

The Halloween Tree

By Theo Popov and Tony Asaro

October 30 at 3:00PM | Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

Adapted from Ray Bradbury’s beloved children’s novel, The Halloween Tree is a new opera commissioned by American Lyric Theater with music by Theo Popov and libretto by Tony Asaro.

27

By Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek

October 20 at 8:00PM
October 21 at 8:00PM
New York City Center

A scintillating exploration of the relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek’s opera 27  takes you inside Stein’s Paris salon at 27 Rue de Fleurus, with such guests as Picasso, Hemingway, Matisse, and Fitzgerald.