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

“…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

“…you need to leave room for other dimensions of sound.” Celebrating National Opera Week with David Mason

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. David Mason is an award-winning poet and novelist. His poetry, prose,… Read More “…you need to leave room for other dimensions of sound.” Celebrating National Opera Week with David Mason

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