OPERA

 

THE WAKE WORLD


words and music by David Hertzberg
c. 90’ minutes

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co-commissioned by the Barnes Foundation and Opera Philadelphia; premiered on Opera Philadelphia's inaugural Festival O17 in September of 2017.


direction by R.B. Schlather

 

THE ROSE ELF
 

 

a tragic opera in one act
after H.C. Andersen

words and music by David Hertzberg
c. 60’

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premiered as the inaugural presentation of The Angel’s Share in the catacombs of historic Green-Wood cemetery in New York

direction by R.B. Schlather


developed through Opera Philadelphia’s Double Exposure program
in the spring of 2016 and 2018