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

As One Productions

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Future Productions

June, 2018
Opera on the Avalon, Newfoundland
6/4—Gander; 6/5—Grand Falls Windsor; 6/7—Stephenville;
6/8—Corner Brook; 6/11—Labrador West
Andrew Love, baritone; mezzo-soprano, TBA; Brenna Corner, director; Kimberley Bartzcak, conductor

July 25, 27, 28 & 30, 2018
Cincinnati Opera
Music Hall, Wilks Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Robin Guarino, director

August 7, 2018
Chautauqua Opera
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Matthew Gray, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Steven Osgood, conductor

Past Productions

Skylark Opera Theatre
March 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 2018
The North Garden Theatre, St. Paul, MN
Bergen Barker, mezzo-soprano; Luke Williams, baritone; Robert Neu, director; Jeffrey Stirling, music director

Anchorage Opera
February 9–11, 2018
Ashley Cutright, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Andreas Mitisek, director and conductor

Sasha Cooke and Kelly Markgraf in rehearsal at Brooklyn Academy of Music for the premiere production of As One in 2014.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City
January 27 & 28, 2018
Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Wes Mason, baritone; Mary Birnbaum, director; The Fry Street Quartet, Robert Wood, conductor

Boston Opera Collaborative
January 25, 26, 27, 28, 2018
Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge
Britt Brown, Rebecca Krouner, mezzo-sopranos; Scott Ballantine, Andrew Miller, baritones; Greg Smucker, director; Andrew Altenbach, conductor

Hawaii Opera Theatre
January 11, 13, 14, 16, 2018
Aloha Tower
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Jeffrey Buchman, director; The Fry Street Quartet, Robert Wood, conductor

Des Moines Metro Opera
November 17, 18, 19, 2017
Elise Quagliata, mezzo-soprano; John Moore, baritone; Kristine McIntyre, director; Polymnia Quartet; Michael Sakir, conductor

Chicago Fringe Opera
November 16, 17, 18, 18, 2017
Samantha Attaguile, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Wilson, baritone; Amy Hutchinson, director; The Zafa Collective; Alex Enyart, conductor

San Diego Opera
November 10–12, 2017
Joan B. Kroc Theatre
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Kyle Lang, director; Hausmann Quartet; Bruce Stasyna, conductor

New Orleans Opera
June 2, 3 & 4, 2017
Marigny Opera House
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Frances Rabalais, director; Polymnia String Quartet; Robert Lyall, conductor

Long Beach Opera
May 13, 20 & 21, 2017
The Beverly O’Neill Theater
Danielle Marcelle Bond, mezzo-soprano; Lee Gregory, baritone; David Schweizer, director; Andreas Mitisek, conductor

Opera Colorado
March 2, 3 & 4, 2017
Performing Arts Complex at Pinnacle Charter School, Denver
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Jeffrey Buchman, director; Andres Cladera, conductor

Pittsburgh Opera
February 18, 21, 24 & 26, 2017
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano; Brian Vu, baritone; James Lesniak, conductor; Frances Rabalais, director

Seattle Opera
November 11, 13, 17, 18 & 19, 2016
Washington Hall
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano; Jorell Williams, baritone; L. Zane Jones, director; St. Helen’s Quartet; John Keene, conductor

International Opera Projects
July 7 & 9, 2016
Ballsaal-Studio, Berlin
Sidney Walker, mezzo-soprano; Sam Thompson, baritone; Matthew Gray, director; Oriel Quartet; Andre Lousada, conductor; Presented by International Opera Projects in association with American Opera Projects

Urban Arias
October 3, 4, 9 & 10, 2015
Atlas Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
Ashley Cutright, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Octavio Cardenas, director; Robert Wood, conductor

West Edge Opera
July 26 & 31, August 8, 2015
The Oakland Metro, Oakland, CA
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Dan Kempson, baritone; Mark Streshinsky, director; Friction Quartet; Bryan Nies, music director/conductor

Caine College of the Arts
April 7, 2015
Tour of World Premiere Production
Utah State University, Logan, UT
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Ken Cazan, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Michael Sakir, music director

WORLD PREMIERE
September 4, 6 & 7, 2014
American Opera Projects in association with The Brooklyn Academy Of Music
BAM Fisher Center, Brooklyn, NY
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Ken Cazan, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Steven Osgood; music director