Previous events

May22

Chelsea Opera (Artistic Director, Leonarda Priore) presents the East Coast premiere of The Parting. The chamber opera by Tom Cipullo and librettist David Mason tells the story of Hungarian poet Miklos Radnoti. Conducted by Benjamin Grow with stage direction by Garrett Heater. Featuring Peter Kendall Clark, Sarah Heltzel, and Laura Dixon Strickling. “The Parting” was commissioned by Music of Remembrance and was premiered on May 19, 2019 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA.

May21

Chelsea Opera (Artistic Director, Leonarda Priore) presents the East Coast premiere of The Parting. The chamber opera by Tom Cipullo and librettist David Mason tells the story of Hungarian poet Miklos Radnoti. Conducted by Benjamin Grow with stage direction by Garrett Heater. Featuring Peter Kendall Clark, Sarah Heltzel, and Laura Dixon Strickling. “The Parting” was commissioned by Music of Remembrance and was premiered on May 19, 2019 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA.

Mar17

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Second Spring

Clayes Performing Arts Center Recital Hall , Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Tenor Kerry Jennings and pianist John-Micah Braswell take us on a journey through “The Seasons of a Life.” Works by Cipullo, Ben Moore, Richard Hundley, Lori Laitman, Richard Pearson Thomas, H. Leslie Adams, and more. Livestream link: https://vimeo.com/674561267

Jan9

The New Orleans Opera presents Tom Cipullo's monodrama, Josephine, starring Laquita Mitchell as Josephine Baker. Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson leads members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra with stage direction by Lauren Turner. The evening also includes the world premiere of a new ballet, "Josephine," composed by Lawrence Sieberth.

Jan8

The New Orleans Opera presents Tom Cipullo's monodrama, Josephine, starring Laquita Mitchell as Josephine Baker. Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson leads members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra with stage direction by Lauren Turner. The evening also includes the world premiere of a new ballet, "Josephine," composed by Lawrence Sieberth.

Jan8

The National Opera Association presents scenes from the three finalists for the Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Composition Award. The finalists are "Hajar" by Elisabeth Mehl Greene, "Sanctuary and Storm" by Tawnie Olson and Roberta Barker, and "The Parting" by David Mason and Tom Cipullo.

Jan7

The New Orleans Opera presents Tom Cipullo's monodrama, Josephine, starring Laquita Mitchell as Josephine Baker. Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson leads members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra with stage direction by Lauren Turner. The evening also includes the world premiere of a new ballet, "Josephine," composed by Lawrence Sieberth.

Jan6

The New Orleans Opera presents Tom Cipullo's monodrama, Josephine, starring Laquita Mitchell as Josephine Baker. Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson leads members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra with stage direction by Lauren Turner. The evening also includes the world premiere of a new ballet, "Josephine," composed by Lawrence Sieberth.