Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm The Flea Theater | 20 Thomas St | New York, NY Presented by Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous FREE (RSVP required)
Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous present a workshop performance of Chunky in Heat, is a multi-composer work based on a libretto by A.M. Homes and directed by Alison Moritz. The premiere will take place May 31-June 2, 2019.
February 20 and 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm National Sawdust | 80 North 6th Street | Brooklyn, NY Presented by Beth Morrison Projects General Admission $25
BMP: Next Generation is a new initiative to discover the next generation of music-theatre and opera-theatre compositional voices. The two finalists chosen in the 2018 cycle, Michael Lanci and Emma O’Halloran, return to National Sawdust in February to showcase new and original 30-minute works.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 7:30 pm Roulette | 509 Atlantic Avenue | Brooklyn, NY Tickets forthcoming
A celebration of the radically diverse ways we express our lives through music, featuring sets by Boio, Forward Music Project, and Warp Trio. Contemporaneous closes with set of music by Henry Threadgill, Violet Barnum, and Sarah Goldfeather.
Monday, April 17, 2019 | 8:00 pm Taplin Auditorium | Fine Hall, Princeton University Fine Hall | Princeton, NJ Presented by Princeton Sound Kitchen FREE
Contemporaneous performs new works by Princeton University graduate composers Natalie Dietterich, Molly Herron, James Moore, Tom Morrison, and Annika Socolofsky along with faculty composer Dan Trueman.
Friday, May 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm Sunday, June 2, 2019 | 3:00 pm The Flea Theater | 20 Thomas Street | New York, NY Presented by Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous Tickets $35 | $25 students & seniors
Chunky in Heat is an opera based on a libretto by celebrated author A. M. Homes and features music by Jason Cady, Paula Matthusen, Erin Rogers, Aaron Siegel, Shelley Washington and Matthew Welch. This production is directed by Alison Moritz.