The Washington Chorus Julian Wachner, music director
Helga Davis,vocalist/improviser Nancy Allen Lundy, soprano Claudio Prima,folk singer Chris Burchett, baritone
Film: Ali Hossaini Video Design: S. Katy Tucker
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall, acclaimed young Italian composer Paola Prestini's folk opera Oceanic Verses receives the world premiere of the fully-completed score at this performance in this multimedia opera concert event with scenic installation. Time Out New York praised preview scenes of this multi-channel film with projections and theatrical lighting for "tapping the explosive potential of multimedia collaborations."
Performance Timing: 80 minutes, with no intermission