One Ounce Opera presents “The Stranger the Better” in Austin, Texas


One Ounce Opera presents
The Stranger the Better on the 2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera!

The first opera showcase of its kind in Austin, Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera’s focus is on new operas, 10-20 minutes in length. After a competitive national call for submissions, The Stranger the Better by Vynnie Meli and Liam Wade has been selected as one of this year’s winners.

Enjoy the regional and world premieres of five varied, cutting edge pieces presented in an intimate, accessible warehouse space in the heart of East Austin. — IN ENGLISH — on the following dates:

  • Friday, April 7, 8:00PM
  • Saturday, April 8, 8:00PM
  • Sunday, April 9, 2:00PM

Be there for a taste of the future of opera!
Oh, and wear your jeans and sneakers, if you’d like.
Get your ticket or donate to the project online!

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STL Opera Collective presents “The Stranger the Better” in St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Opera Collective presents The Stranger the Better at the Grand Center Theatre Crawl!

Date: June 30, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Grand Center St. Louis, MO
Performance every 1/2 hour ~FREE~

Find out more here!

San Francisco Classical Voice on THE STRANGER THE BETTER and West Edge Opera’s Snapshot festival

SFCV reporter Jeff Kaliss interviews composer Liam Wade and West Edge Opera General Director Mark Streshinsky on the upcoming Snapshot festival and Wade’s opera, The Stranger the Better, with libretto by Vynnie Meli.

Read the full article here!

Hartford Opera Theater presents “The Stranger the Better” in November 2016

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Hartford Opera Theater presents The Stranger the Better on its seventh annual “New in November”, new opera works workshop and festival!
The festival will take place November 18-20, 2016 and up to 6 new opera selections will receive a workshop performance.

After a competitive call for composer submissions, The Stranger the Better by Vynnie Meli and Liam Wade has been selected as one of this year’s winners.

 “New in November” – a fun and thought-provoking evening on November 20th!
Get your ticket here!

West Edge Opera presents “The Stranger the Better” in California

West Edge Opera presents “The Stranger the Better” on its Snapshot program on the following dates:

west-edge-opera-berkeleySnapshot 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!