5pm, Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City Building, Corona, NY 11368)
New Morse Code performs the world premiere of The Emigrants. This concert will also feature Queens-based musicians Duo Yumeno and Rafael Leal, who contributed interviews included as part of The Emigrants. More information available at the project’s website here: www.theemigrants.net
Time TBA, Minetta Lane Theater (18 Minetta Ln, New York, NY 10012)
Soprano Kayla White performs Sissieretta Jones (poem by Tyehimba Jess) as part of an Audible.com event featuring the work of Tyehimba Jess.
7pm, Opera America (330 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001)
Soprano Kayla White performs Sissieretta Jones (poem by Tyehimba Jess) as part Opera America’s Emerging Artists Recitals series, featuring members of the Chautauqua Opera Company. Purchase tickets for this event here.
6pm, Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (130 Claremont Ave, New York City)
The MSM Contemporary Opera Ensemble (Miriam Charney, director) performs the world premiere of Trio: Elegy, a short trio for soprano, baritone and bass, on a poem by D. H. Lawrence. This piece is part of an evening of new opera selections and world premieres, on the theme of “Postcards from the L Train”. More information about the event on the MSM website.
The University of Idaho Wind Ensemble presents Anniversaries for sextet and wind ensemble, conducted by Paul Thompson.
The Oak Middle School Band presents the world premiere of Shrewsbury Fair, conducted by Anthony Uglialoro.
1 pm, Ingalls Recital Hall
New Jersey City University
Elisabeth Halliday (soprano) and Zach Herchen (saxophone) performs The Person In The Room Wishes To Be Left Alone.
Rhymes With Opera presents the world premiere of Rumpelstiltskin, a collaborative opera by composers Ruby Fulton and George Lam, with a libretto by John Clum. This 10th-anniversary production features the founding members of the RWO ensemble Elisabeth Halliday, Bonnie Lander and Robert Maril, conducted by Conrad Chu.
Chautauqua, New York
Chautauqua Opera Company and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, with Steven Osgood, conductor, perform the world premiere of Underwater Acoustics (poem by Rajiv Mohabir) as part of the Opera Highlights concert.
3:15pm, Athaneaum Hotel
Chautauqua, New York
Chautauqua Opera Company performs the world premiere of Such Sweet Sorrow (poem by Allison Joseph) as part of the Afternoon of Song recital series.
Yellow House Gallery
Synergy Percussion premieres Citadel, a game for two percussionists, as part of its “40 under 40” project, celebrating Synergy’s 40th anniversary.
Saturday, June 3 at 7:30pm
St Andrew’s Church, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Voices performs two commissioned works for the ensemble: Ten Years (2007) with words by Lap Lam, and Carmina Burana (2015, revised 2017).
10:30am, Loewe Recital Hall
University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
Presenting A Story, Again, Misremembered (2017) for tenor trombone and bass trombone in a reading session, as part of the ITF 2017 Composers Workshop.