Opera/Music Theater

Shelter (2005) 65'

music by Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe; text by Deborah Artman

3 Sop, fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, tpt, tbn, tba, pno, egtr, eb, perc, 2 vln, vla, vc, cb [all instruments and voices amplified]

The Next Wave Festival of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, musikFabrik and Kunstiftung NRW

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Acquanetta (2005, rev. 2017) 70'

Text by Deborah Artman, CHAMBER VERSION: 3 Sopranos, Tenor, Bass, with female choir, plus amplified chamber ensemble

ORCHESTRA VERSION: S, Mz, A, T, Bar; SATB chorus, 2(2pic).2.3.1+cbsn/2321/2perc/kbd.eb/str

Acquanetta was commissioned by Theater Aachen, supported by NRW KULTURsekretariat (Wuppertal) and North Rhine-Westphalia Government, Ministry for Urban Development, Culture and Sport from the "Fonds Neues Musiktheater" Chamber version of Acquanetta commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects, with lead funding from Linda and Stuart Nelson, for PROTOTYPE Festival 2018.

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What to Wear (2005) 65'

Text by Richard Foreman

2S, A, T, small female chorus
2kbd, perc, egtr, 2vn, db, drums [all instruments and voices amplified]

The Center for New Performance at CalArts and the Ontological-Hysteric Theater with funds provided by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust. What to Wear is also a Meet the Composer Commissioning Music/USA commission and was produced with the additional support of the Shubert Foundation.

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Lost Objects (2001) 62'

music by Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe; Text by Deborah Artman

Sop, 2 countertenors, small chor, DJ, baroque orch, egtr, eb, perc, synth [all instruments and voices amplified]

Dresden Festival

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The Carbon Copy Building (1999) 72'

music by Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe; Text by Ben Katchor

Cast: Ms, T, Bar, Bar/Ct; cl(bcl, cbcl, ssx)/perc/syn/egtr [all instruments and voices amplified]

Settembre Musica Festival and the city council of Turin, Italy, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Van Gogh (1991) 63'

Text by Michael Gordon (based on the letters of Vincent Van Gogh)

Cast: S,T,B,cl(bcl),perc,egtr,pn,vn,va,vc,db

New York State Council on the Arts

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