Sissieretta Jones, Carnegie Hall, 1902: O Patria Mia

(2018, 6′)

Poem by Tyehimba Jess, from Olio
Commissioned by American Opera Projects for the Chautauqua Opera Company
Part of the Composer-in-Residence program at the 2018 Chautauqua Opera

Photos by Sara Noble.

Team

Soprano and Piano.

Preface

Sissieretta Jones, Carnegie Hall, 1902: O Patria Mia (2018) is a song for soprano and piano, on a poem by Tyehimba Jess. This work was commissioned by American Opera Projects for the Chautauqua Opera Company as part of the 2018 Chautauqua Opera Composer-in-Residence program.

Heard

Sissieretta Jones, Carnegie Hall, 1902: O Patria Mia received its world premiere on June 28, 2018 at the Chautauqua Institution, with Kayla White (soprano) and Emily Jarrell-Urbanek (piano).