JFK – [2014-2016]

duration: ca. 120 minutes
grand opera in 31 moments with prologue
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Commissioned by Fort Worth Opera, American Lyric Theater and Opera d’Montreal

(video coming soon)

 

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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