Chunky in Heat – Experiments in Opera (EiO) + Contemporaneous // Flea Theater

Date: June 1, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm

Friday May 31, 2019, 7:00 PM
Saturday June 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
Sunday June 2, 2019, 3:00 PM

The Flea Theater
20 Thomas St
Tickets $35 / $25 (students/seniors)

Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous present the premiere of Chunky in Heat an opera based on a libretto by celebrated author A. M. Homes.  Chunky in Heat tells the story of a young girl who comes of age poolside at her family’s home in the canyons of Los Angeles. Against this backdrop of privilege, she struggles to understand her place in her family and the world.  Chunky in Heat features music by Jason CadyPaula MatthusenErin RogersAaron SiegelShelley Washington and Matthew Welch. This production is directed by Alison Moritz.

Featuring

Sarah Tupper Daniels, Chunky (Cheryl)
Timothy Stoddard, Walter / Fiancee / Beekeeper
Emily Geller, Mother
Joshua Jeremiah, Father
Rachel Doehring, Abigail / Shapeshifter

Contemporaneous
David Bloom, Music Director

Creative Team

Alison Moritz, Director
Kate Noll, Stage Design
Solomon Weisbard, Lighting Design
Elivia Bovenzi, Costume Design
Nathaniel Butler, Sound Design

February 14, 2019

Chunky in Heat – Experiments in Opera (EiO) + Contemporaneous // Flea Theater

Date: May 31, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm

Friday May 31, 2019, 7:00 PM
Saturday June 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
Sunday June 2, 2019, 3:00 PM

The Flea Theater
20 Thomas St
Tickets $35 / $25 (students/seniors)

Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous present the premiere of Chunky in Heat an opera based on a libretto by celebrated author A. M. Homes.  Chunky in Heat tells the story of a young girl who comes of age poolside at her family’s home in the canyons of Los Angeles. Against this backdrop of privilege, she struggles to understand her place in her family and the world.  Chunky in Heat features music by Jason CadyPaula MatthusenErin RogersAaron SiegelShelley Washington and Matthew Welch. This production is directed by Alison Moritz.

Featuring

Sarah Tupper Daniels, Chunky (Cheryl)
Timothy Stoddard, Walter / Fiancee / Beekeeper
Emily Geller, Mother
Joshua Jeremiah, Father
Rachel Doehring, Abigail / Shapeshifter

Contemporaneous
David Bloom, Music Director

Creative Team

Alison Moritz, Director
Kate Noll, Stage Design
Solomon Weisbard, Lighting Design
Elivia Bovenzi, Costume Design
Nathaniel Butler, Sound Design

February 14, 2019

Hypercube: US premiere of Eric Wubbels’ Voided Cross (for Michael Heizer) + works by Rogers, Deyoe

Date: May 7, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm
Hypercube presents the US premiere of Eric Wubbels’ Voided Cross (for Michael Heizer) a high-decibel, 45-minute work that pushes the boundaries of space, time, sound and execution, featuring saxophone, electric guitar, piano/accordion/synth, and percussion. Known for exciting, high-energy performances, Hypercube also presents works by Erin Rogers and Nicholas Deyoe.

Tuesday, May 7 / 8:00pm
Cary Hall, Dimenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

Tickets: $15 / Eventbrite.com

April 7, 2019

thingNY TOUR: Dave Ruder’s “You Must Read a Lot of Jung” // Philadelphia, PA

Date: May 5, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm

thingNY is proud to present the three-show premiere tour of You Must Read a Lot of Jung, a brand new work written for the ensemble by member Dave Ruder, scored for voice, violin, clarinet, tenor sax, cello, and cymbal. Slow and spacious, Jung works over themes and ideas from previous thingNY pieces written by members of the group. Performances will take place in Hamden, CT, Queens, NY, and Philadelphia, PA on May 3-5, 2019.

At the New York stop on the tour, the ensemble is also very excited to premiere a new duo co-written and performed by members Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers, SKYLIGHGHT  for voice and saxophone. The piece is written to be performed in resonant spaces, and explores the acoustic properties of such spaces and of the voice and saxophone themselves.

May 5, 2019
8pm
Vox Populi
319 N 11th St, 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA
Presented by Fire Museum Presents

$8-10 sliding scale
with Erik Ruin’s Ominous Cloud Ensemble

April 7, 2019

Premiere of SKYLIGHGHT by Gelsey Bell & Erin Rogers + Dave Ruder’s “You Must Read a Lot of Jung” // Artefix, Queens

Date: May 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm

thingNY is proud to present the three-show premiere tour of You Must Read a Lot of Jung, a brand new work written for the ensemble by member Dave Ruder, scored for voice, violin, clarinet, tenor sax, cello, and cymbal. Slow and spacious, Jung works over themes and ideas from previous thingNY pieces written by members of the group. Performances will take place in Hamden, CT, Queens, NY, and Philadelphia, PA on May 3-5, 2019.

At the New York stop on the tour, the ensemble is also very excited to premiere a new duo co-written and performed by members Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers, SKYLIGHGHT  for voice and saxophone. The piece is written to be performed in resonant spaces, and explores the acoustic properties of such spaces and of the voice and saxophone themselves.

May 4, 2019
6pm
Artefix
38-02 61st St, Woodside (Queens), NY
​$10

This show also includes the premiere of SKYLIGHGHT by Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers!
with softboarding

April 7, 2019