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

Upcoming Performances


10,000 go-go boots – (from Jeannette Rankin: Fierce Grace); for mezzo soprano and piano; libretto by Kimberly Reed; other composers: Ellen Reid, Kitty Brazelton and Laura Karpman); commissioned by Opera America; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; April 7, 2017

Rising Tide – Fry Street Quartet; The Crossroads Project; Arts and Humanities Institute, Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis; April 12 & 13, 2017

Rising Tide – Bronx Arts Ensemble Quartet; Studio Theatre, Lehman College/CUNY; April 22, 2017

Scenes from As One – Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Jorell Williams, baritone; the Cassatt String Quartet; Mila Henry, music director; Jewish Theological Seminary, NY; April 26, 2017

Scenes from As One – Claire Weber, mezzo-soprano; Peabody Conservatory String Quartet (Kaleigh Acord & Naomi Schrank, violin; Daniel Jacobs, viola; Tzu-Jou Yeh, cello); Baltimore War Memorial; April 28, 2017

Oboe Concerto – Dannielle McBryan, oboe; Purchase Contemporary Ensemble; Dominic Donato, music director; Recital Hall; Purchase College/SUNY; May 2, 2017

As One – Long Beach Opera, May 13, 20, 21, 2017

As One – New Orleans Opera, June 2, 3, 4, 2017

Fantasy – Ursula Oppens, piano; Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY; August 30, September 1 & 2, 2017

As One – Nautilus Music-Theater, “Rough Cuts” series – Christina Baldwin, mezzo-soprano; Bradley Greenwald, baritone; Jill Dawe, piano; Ben Krywosz, Artistic Director; St. Paul, MN; dates to be announced.