A Collection of Chamber Operas

A Collection of Chamber Operas
Mazzoli/Vavrek Proving Up at Opera Omaha

The following chamber operas offer a more intimate experience for captivating your audiences’ hearts and minds. Varying in size, language and content, the selections below offer repertoire for a wide range of programming opportunities beyond your mainstage.

Up to 6 players

Philip Glass/María Irene Fornés

In the Penal Colony
Philip Glass/Rudolph Wurlitzer 

Jocelyn Pook

Nathaniel Stookey/Jerre Dye 

The Mocking-Bird
Thea Musgrave 

The Mother of Us All (reduced orchestration)
Virgil Thomson/Gertrude Stein

Avner Dorman/John Grimmett

Nuit des Hommes
Per Nørgård/Apollinaire 

Silent Zone 
Louise Alenius 

The Silver River 
Bright Sheng/David Henry Hwang

A Song by Mahler
Marc Neikrug 

Tell Tale Heart
Stewart Copeland

Till Death Us Do 
Andy Pape/Kit Eichler

More than 6 players

Angel’s Bone
Du Yun/Royce Vavrek

Blond Eckbert (pocket version)
Judith Weir

Blue (reduced orchestration)
Jeanine Tesori/Tazewell Thompson

Dark Sisters (chamber version)
Nico Muhly/Stephen Karam 

Full Moon in March
John Harbison 

Britta Bystrüm/Rawdna Carita Eira

Gesualdo – Shadows
Bo Holten/Eva Sommestad Holten 

Søren Niels Eichberg/Hannah Dübgen

La Hija de Rappaccini
Daniel Catán/Juan Tovar

The Hunger (stage version)
Donnacha Dennehy/Asenath Nicholson, anon, and interviews: N. Chomsky, P. Krugman, M. Murphy, B. Milanovic, M. Vaughan

The Lighthouse
Peter Maxwell Davies

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Michael Nyman/Christopher Rawlence

Moscow, Cheryomushki (Chamber Orchestra version)
Dmitri Shostakovich/Massa and M. Chervinsky

Nine Songs
Tan Dun

Ophelias: Death by Water Singing
Henrik Hellstenius/Cecilie Løveid

Le Pavillon au Bord de la Rivière
Betsy Jolas/Kuan Han Chin (French text by Michele Raoul Davis)

Proving Up
Missy Mazzoli/Royce Vavrek

Robert Xavier Rodríguez

The Wanton Sublime
Tarik O'Regan/Anna Rabinowitz

For more information please contact Peggy Monastra: peggy.monastra@schirmer.com or Marcos Cuevas: marcos.cuevas@schirmer.com

Image: Mazzoli/Vavrek Proving Up at Opera Omaha

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