Video Excerpts

Scores and parts of Laura Kaminsky’s music are available for distribution through Bill Holab Music. A complete list of available recordings can be viewed on the Buy CDs page. Kaminsky is a BMI composer.

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Kaminsky: Ruminations | 6:08

David Leisner performs

Kaminsky: Reading Nafisi | 11:44

for clarinet, cello and piano, performed by Ensemble Pi

Kaminsky-Reed: Hometown to the World | 3:15

A chamber opera for three voices, chamber ensemble and chorus. The Town Hall in association with Santa Fe Opera, November 2022.

Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project | 1:12:27

This feature-length cinematic performance fuses compelling science, evocative imagery, and powerful music in an exploration of nature, humanity, and the paths that lie before us.

Today It Rains | 5:05

From “Today It Rains”
Music: Laura Kaminsky
Libretto: Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed
Opera Paralléle – Nicole Paiement, conductor; Brian Staufenbiel, director

Anthem from Piano Quintet; Ursula Oppens, piano; Cassatt String Quartet | 4:27

Reckoning: Five Miniatures for America for Piano Four Hands; Ursula Oppens and Jerome Lowenthal, piano | 9:03

Marriage Equality | 5:57

Music by Laura Kaminsky, poem by Elaine Sexton
Performed by Heather Johnson, mezzo-soprano and Mila Henry, piano
New York Festival of Song, 2019

Right to Life | 4:33

Music by Laura Kaminsky, poem by Leah Maddrie
Jorell Williams, baritone; Thomas Bagwell, piano
posted with permission of the Five Boroughs Music Festival

Boulder/Avalanche from “The Full Range of Blue” | 4:23

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

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Bios | 5:38

from Rising Tide (section II of The Crossroads Project)

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To a Stranger from Whitman Songs | 5:13

Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone
Christopher Reynolds, piano
Doctoral recital at The Juilliard School, September 22, 2015

Some Light Emerges promotional film
a chamber opera in one act | 21:10

Music: Laura Kaminsky
Libretto: Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed
Concept: Mark Campbell
Houston Grand Opera: Bradley Moore, conductor; Robin Guarino, director; Michael James Clark, lighting designer; Geoffrey Loff, musical preparation; Liz Petley, stage manager; Daniel James, supertitles

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from Horizon Lines – “Wappinger Creek, Hudson River Valley” | 4:10

for oboe, bassoon, piano and digital film. Commissioned by the Seattle Chamber Music Society, 2011

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