Tom Cipullo & Michael Ching featured at National Opera Association

After Life Loyola University (New Orleans) stages Tom Cipullo and David Mason’s After Life as part of the National Opera Association’s Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Competition on January 5.  The Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Competition encourages the composition and performance of short operas especially useful in opera workshops and other training venues. The competition runs in two-year cycles. In… Read More Tom Cipullo & Michael Ching featured at National Opera Association

“Glory Denied” by Tom Cipullo at Tri-Cities Opera

On November 10-12, 17, and 19, Tri-Cities Opera will stage Glory Denied by Tom Cipullo.  The performance features the voices of Scott Purcell, Tascha Anderson, Frederick Schlick, and Stacey Geyer, and the TCO debut of conductor Joshua Horsch. America’s longest held prisoner of war returns to a country he no longer recognizes and a family who barely recognizes him. Glory… Read More “Glory Denied” by Tom Cipullo at Tri-Cities Opera

Houston Grand Opera performs “Glory Denied” by Tom Cipullo

On November 6 and 9, Houston Grand Opera presents Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied, as part of the Veterans Songbook Project. Opera attendees can donate a ticket to allow a Houston Veteran to attend the performance for free. Based on the book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied takes place during the Vietnam War and tells the true story of Colonel… Read More Houston Grand Opera performs “Glory Denied” by Tom Cipullo

“…give the audience enough red-meat moments that they can’t look away…” Celebrating National Opera Week with Tom Cipullo

In honor of National Opera Week (Oct. 27 – Nov. 5), E. C. Schirmer explores the creative process behind writing and producing new opera. Join us as we commemorate the creativity, diligence, and hard work of the composers, librettists, and producers who bring those operas to life. Hailed by the American Academy of Art & Letters for… Read More “…give the audience enough red-meat moments that they can’t look away…” Celebrating National Opera Week with Tom Cipullo

New to E. C. Schirmer’s Opera Catalog: Works from Tom Cipullo & David Mason, and Michael Ching

E. C. Schirmer is thrilled to announce two new additions to our opera catalogue. After Life (2015) by Tom Cipullo, libretto by David Mason, is a chamber opera in one act for soprano, mezzo, and baritone set in World War II Paris. Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost (1996) is a comic sequel in one act after… Read More New to E. C. Schirmer’s Opera Catalog: Works from Tom Cipullo & David Mason, and Michael Ching