Laura Kaminsky, New York-based composer of contemporary chamber, vocal, and orchestral music, with social-political topics like environment and war

“As One” Premieres at BAM in a Sold-Out Run to Great Acclaim

"As One" Premieres at BAM in a Sold-Out Run to Great Acclaim

American Opera Projects congratulates composer Laura Kaminsky and librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed on the resounding success of As One.

A rich addition to the repertoire … formidable on all fronts … As One is everything that we hope for in contemporary opera: topical, poignant, daring, and beautifully written.”
New York Classical Review

Artistically distinguished, socially important … says so much with relatively modest means.”
WQXR/Operavore

As One, … satisfies in an entertaining and delicately moving way.”
New York Observer

A piece that haunts and challenges its audience with questions about identity, authenticity, compassion and the human desire for self-love and peace.”
Opera News

As One forces you to think, simultaneously challenging preconceptions and inspiring empathy…[with] winning humor and a satisfying emotional arc.”
The New York Times

from As One: “Out of Nowhere” | 2:06

As One, developed and produced by American Opera Projects at BAM
concept and music by Laura Kaminsky
libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed
film by Kimberly Reed
Sasha Cooke (mezzo soprano), Kelly Markgraf (baritone), Fry Street Quartet

“Out of Nowhere” [excerpt] from As one from American Opera Projects on Vimeo.


from As One: “Perfect Boy” | 3:01

As One, developed and produced by American Opera Projects at BAM
concept and music by Laura Kaminsky
libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed
film by Kimberly Reed
Sasha Cooke (mezzo soprano), Kelly Markgraf (baritone), Fry Street Quartet

“Perfect Boy” from As One [excerpt] from American Opera Projects on Vimeo.

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