JFK [in-progress]

duration: ca. 120 minutes
grand opera in two acts
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Commissioned by Fort Worth Opera and American Lyric Theatre

 

Artaud in the Black Lodge [in-progress]

duration: ca. 70 minutes
for singer, rock band and electronics
Libretto by Anne Waldman
Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects

 

Dog Days [2008-2012]

duration: 127 minutes
for 6 singers, 1 actor and amplified chamber ensemble
Libretto by Royce Vavrek after the short story by Judy Budnitz
Commissioned by Peak Performances @ Monctlair
(Scenes from Dog Days (2009) commissioned by Carnegie Hall through The Weill Music Institute)

Dog Days from Beth Morrison Projects on Vimeo.

 

Soldier Songs [2004-2006/2011]

duration : 60 min
for baritone and amplified septet
commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

Available from Innova Recordings

See here for more information and video

Soldier Songs – Trailer from Beth Morrison Projects on Vimeo.

 

Vinkensport or, The Finch Opera [2009-2010]

duration: 40 minutes
for 6 singers and orchestra
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Commissioned by Dawn Upshaw for the Bard Conservatory

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Dear Atticus – sung by Leroy Davis

*This aria available in a chamber version for string quartet, guitar, piano and percussion.

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The Professional – sung by Celine Mogielnicki

*This aria available in a chamber version for string quartet, bass guitar, piano and percussion.

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…Quasi Fetal Position… – sung by Madyson Page

 

Music for The Musical Illusionist [2007]

duration : 15 min
for string quartet and electronics
commissioned by Alex Rose
performed for The Formalist Quartet
sound design by James Sizemore

Introduction

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A Study In Fracture

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Kinetic Symphony

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Symphonie Méchanique

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Finale, bittersweet

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