Lots to celebrate this fall: An Oktoberfest performance of my newest opera in Dresden, and the return to the stage of my oldest opera in Little Rock. Plus, a new recording and a birthday bash for Joni Mitchell.
September 21st, 2018
“Bua verliert’s Madl (im Bierzelt)”
at Semper Zwei, Semperoper Dresden
Tickets available here!
Party on with us at Oktoberfest at Semper Zwei, Semperoper Dresden. Liam Wade’s and Vynnie Meli’s one act opera “Boy loses Girl (in the Beer Tent)” is an opera about love, and beer, and the love of beer. This piece will open the Semper Bar series 2018/19 on September 21st, 2018.
Feiern Sie mit uns das Oktoberfest in Semper Zwei: Liam Wades Kurzoper “Bua …
November 9th and 11th, 2018
“Part of the Act” in November
at Opera in the Rock, Arkansas
My comic opera “Part of the Act” with libretto by John Grimmett will be performed on November 9th and 11th, 2018 at Opera in the Rock in Little Rock, AR.
You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio – Arrangement and Recording
Michelle Murray Fiertek (soprano) has just finished recording my cello and voice arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio” for her upcoming album!
November 7th, 2018
Joni Mitchell’s 75th Birthday Tribute Concert
in Berkeley, CA
Ann Moss (soprano) will be singing several of my Joni Mitchell arrangements as part of the musical tribute to poet-composer Joni Mitchell on the occasion of her 75th birthday on November 7, 2018!
Soprano Ann Moss will be singing a several of my Joni Mitchell arrangements as part of the musical tribute to poet-composer Joni Mitchell on the occasion of her 75th birthday on November 7, 2018!
The tribute concert will be hosted in the intimate ambiance and sublime acoustic of Berkeley’s Back Room. Featuring vocalist Ann Moss with pianist Matt Berkeley, cellist Emil Miland, harpist Meredith Clark, guitarist Carrie Smith, violinist Justin Ouellet, guitarist Patrick Anseth, and a host of special guests.
West Edge Opera presents “The Stranger the Better” on its Snapshot program on the following dates:
- Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8 pm
Location: David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
- Sunday, February 26, 2017, 3 pm
Location: Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Snapshot is your chance to hear excerpts from new operas by both emerging and established Northern California composers in intimate concert settings. After an overwhelming response to our call for scores, eight composers’ works were selected for Snapshot’s inaugural year.
The chamber orchestra features members of San Francisco-based new music ensemble Earplay and will be led by Earplay’s Mary Chun and West Edge Opera Musical Director Jonathan Khuner.
Find out more about the Snapshot program and get your ticket online!