Experiments in Opera benefit concert Sunday, Dec. 2 at Spectrum, and "New Shorts" micro operas presented February 9th at Issue Project Room


Dec 2 2012 - 5:00pm

EXPERIMENTS IN OPERA will be hosting NEW SHORTS, a concert of 10 composers commissioned to present new operas that last no more than 10 minutes each. These new works will be premiered by the contemporary music ensemble Hotel Elefant on February 9, 2013 at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn.

The featured composers are:

Robert Ashley | Jason Cady | Joe Diebes | Ruby Fulton | Gabrielle Herbst | Mary Kouyoumdjian | Aaron Siegel | Justin Tierney | Leaha Maria Villarreal | Matthew Welch

In addition, a benefit concert and mingle is coming up this coming Sunday December 2 at Spectrum on the Lower East Side. The concert will feature performances by ‘New Shorts’ partners, Hotel Elefant, as well as Experiments in Opera Co-founders Aaron Siegel, Matthew Welch and Jason Cady. Experiments in Opera welcomes special guest, John Zorn, for the Dec. 2 event.

December 2, 5pm-7pm Spectrum, 121 Ludlow 2nd floor  $20 suggested donation at the door