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UC San Diego Composer Philippe Manoury Wins French Grammy

March 20, 2012

…was honored for his opera La Nuit de Gutenberg (The Night of Gutenberg), which was premiered last fall by the Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg. The awards program earlier this week was televised on France3, the French national television channel. Manoury, whose influences include avant garde composers Pierre Boulez…

How Can Opera Give Voice to a New Narrative?

March 25, 2021

…courtesy photos. How Can Opera Give Voice to a New Narrative? Industry leaders explore the role and responsibility artists have in pushing for social change Five of the world’s most renowned composers and lyricists gathered for a virtual UC San Diego event March 6, outlining how they envision the role…

Anthony Davis Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘The Central Park Five’ Opera

May 7, 2020

…from the Long Beach Opera staging of "The Central Park Five." Courtesy Long Beach Opera. Anthony Davis Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘The Central Park Five’ Opera Department of Music Distinguished Professor is third UC San Diego faculty member to receive prestigious award When composer Anthony Davis began creating an opera…

What Exactly is Chamber Opera, Anyway?

October 18, 2018

For some, large-scale operas are massive, intimidating and somewhat inaccessible to the average audience member. But chamber opera is a completely new experience — that is, if you don’t count the 500 years that have passed since its inception. Department of Music professors break down the genre and ‘Inheritance’ ahead…

A Standing Ovation for Opera Icon Anthony Davis

January 30, 2024

…of Music Anthony Davis has been inducted into the Opera Hall of Fame. The honor comes on the heels of an immensely successful production of “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X” at the Met Opera, a work he composed 37 years ago, and which drew packed houses.

Gun Violence Focus of Upcoming UC San Diego Chamber Opera Project

January 21, 2016

…UC San Diego Chamber Opera Project Composer Lei Liang and Soprano Susan Narucki from the University of California, San Diego have won $50,000 in grant-funding from Creative Capital—a group known for applying principles of venture capital to arts financing—for their project, “Inheritance,” a proposed chamber opera addressing the complex issues…

Theatre and Dance Professor Wins Design Award

February 13, 2014

…Chocolate Factory, Houston Grand Opera, NYC Opera, the National Theatre of Romania in Iasi and the Old Globe theatre, among others. At Houston’s Alley Theatre, where she is currently associate artist, her work includes “You Can’t Take It with You,” “The Seafarer,” “Harvey,” “The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” “Arsenic and Old…

Cuatro Corridos: New Chamber Opera Takes Look at Issue of Sex Trafficking Along Border

May 16, 2013

Cuatro Corridos: New Chamber Opera Takes Look at Issue of Sex Trafficking Along Border Photo by Jim Carmody. “Cuatro Corridos,” the new chamber opera by UC San Diego soprano Susan Narucki and Mexican author Jorge Volpi, earned rave reviews for its May 8 premiere on campus. But the opera, also…

‘Inheritance’ Chamber Opera Uses Art and Music to Address a Complex Social Issue

October 18, 2018

…Diego Publications ‘Inheritance’ Chamber Opera Uses Art and Music to Address a Complex Social Issue Using legendary story of Sarah Winchester, Department of Music professors stage timely world-premiere about gun violence in America Moved by headlines of yet another mass shooting in the United States, a team of musicians and…

Performance Series at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute Enters Fifth Season

December 4, 2017

The 2017-2018 season of the Qualcomm Institute’s IDEAS performance series gets underway Dec. 6 with a performance of St. Francis de los Barrios, a new opera by renowned SDSU composer Joseph Waters with a libretto by celebrated UC San Diego playwright Allan Havis.

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