Lou Rodgers

Biography

Lou Rodgers is an American opera singer and opera director. A mezzo-soprano, she began her career in the late 1950s singing roles with the New York City Opera. She notably appeared in the world premiere of Hugo Weisgall's Six Characters in Search of an Author with the company on April 26, 1959. In 1975 she founded Golden Fleece Ltd.,
an opera company dedicated to presenting new American operas. She
remains the company's artistic director to this day. For her work with
the company she was awarded the prestigious Laurel Leaf Award from the American Composers Alliance in 1999.

ACE Publications

17 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Lou Rodgers DREAM OF ERIN T, vn, pf, Irish drum
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Lou Rodgers 200 INTERNATIONAL 2 or more solo voices, vn, pf
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Lou Rodgers URBAN LAMENTS medium/low voice, ca, pf
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Lou Rodgers PRINCE CANAL cl, vn, vc, pf, soloists, chor
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Lou Rodgers COLOR SCHEME med vc,cl,vcl,pf
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Lou Rodgers WARRIOR SAINT, THE sop,fl,tpt,vcl,pf
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Lou Rodgers FIVE COUNTRY CAROLS satb
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Lou Rodgers MIYAKO actress/narr,ssmctb/bbar,med-high,med low voice, sm chor,fl,ob,hn,perc,pf,str:1-1-1-0
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Lou Rodgers OPHELIA'S MAD SONGS sop,2fl,ob,vcl
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Lou Rodgers THURSDAYS CHILD 2sop,1 msop or ten,bar, fl,cl/sax,tpt,gtr,pf,perc
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Lou Rodgers SPECIALIST, THE col-sop,bar,ten, fl, pf, vln, vcl
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Lou Rodgers ANTIGONE smbb.barctsb,chor(6min),3 actors,cham orch: 1-1-0-1,0-1-0-0,pf,perc,str:1-1-1-0
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Lou Rodgers THREE CHINESE POEMS ssa
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Lou Rodgers MEDEA: RECITATIVE & LAMENT msop,pf
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Lou Rodgers LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH satb,ob,2vln,vla,vcl
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Lou Rodgers QUINTET tpt & str:2-1-1
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Lou Rodgers PAVANE vln,pf
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