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Video Recorded: 09 Jan 2024

Creators in Concert: Canadian New Work

Enjoy an evening of new work created by Canadian artists and presented in collaboration with the Association for Opera in Canada. This showcase for registrants of the New Works Forum highlights the impressive talent of creators and performers from across the northern border whose artistry advances the development of the North American opera repertoire.  


Julia Dawson's Obscura Nox
Composed by Iman Habibi, W.A. Mozart, optionally Mendelssohn
Libretto by Elin Rummel

Mathilde Côté's La nuit est ma femme
Composed by Mathilde Côté
Libretto by Ivan Bielinski (IVY), based on works by Jack Kerouac

re:Naissance Opera's Eurydice Fragments
Composed by Benton Roark, Brian Topp
Libretto by Luke Hathaway, Omari Newton, Teiya Kasahara, Debi Wong

re:Naissance Opera's Inferno: A Hip Hop Opera
Composed by Anju Singh in collaboration with Leo D.E Johnson, Teiya Kasahara, Debi Wong
Libretto by Omari Newton, Amy Lee Lavoie

Soundstream's Garden of Vanished Pleasures
Composed by Cecilia Livingston, Donna McKevitt
Libretto by Duncan McFarlane, Cecilia Livingston, Walter de la Mare, Derek Jarman

Read the digital event program.

This OPERA America Onstage event took place on Tuesday, January 9th , 2023 at the National Opera Center in New York City. 

Looking for more opera in your life? Check out the National Opera Calendar to find out what's on stage near you. 

Programming at the National Opera Center is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.