Lou Rodgers

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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.

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1 200 INTERNATIONAL (2001)
2 or more solo voices, vn, pf

2 ANTIGONE (1977)
smbb.barctsb,chor(6min),3 actors,cham orch: 1-1-0-1,0-1-0-0,pf,perc,str:1-1-1-0

3 COLOR SCHEME (1991)
med vc,cl,vcl,pf

4 DREAM OF ERIN (2004)
T, vn, pf, Irish drum

5 FIVE COUNTRY CAROLS (1987)
satb

6 LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH (1959)
satb,ob,2vln,vla,vcl

7 MEDEA: RECITATIVE & LAMENT (1962)
msop,pf

8 MIYAKO (1982)
actress/narr,ssmctb/bbar,med-high,med low voice, sm chor,fl,ob,hn,perc,pf,str:1-1-1-0

9 OPHELIA'S MAD SONGS (1980)
sop,2fl,ob,vcl

10 PAVANE (1957)
vln,pf

11 PRINCE CANAL (1994)
cl, vn, vc, pf, soloists, chor

12 QUINTET (1959)
tpt & str:2-1-1

13 SPECIALIST, THE (1978)
col-sop,bar,ten, fl, pf, vln, vcl

14 THREE CHINESE POEMS (1964)
ssa

15 THURSDAYS CHILD (1980)
2sop,1 msop or ten,bar, fl,cl/sax,tpt,gtr,pf,perc

16 URBAN LAMENTS (2000)
medium/low voice, ca, pf

17 WARRIOR SAINT, THE (1989)
sop,fl,tpt,vcl,pf

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