Lolly Willowes: Opera in Two Acts

Poster and promotional videos for Lolly Willowes (Opera in Two Acts):

Lolly Willowes (Opera in Two Acts, 2017-18) by Michael Alec Rose, is based on the 1926 novel by Sylvia Townsend Warner. The opera was funded by the maximum Artist Development Grant ($15,000) from the Houston Arts Alliance, together with an online fundraising campaign (which reached a stretch goal of $8,500), with a professional company of singers, players, theatrical director, choreography for two dancers, costume designer, set designer, etc.). Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH), April 18 and 20, 2019:
https://matchouston.org/events/2019/lolly-willowes

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John Marin, Sun, Sea, Land – Maine, 1921

String Quartet No. 3 (1986), Puck Quartet, The Baltimore Station Shelter for Veterans, March 29, 2019; Maryland Correctional Institution for Women, March 30, 2019:
https://ourjoyfulnoisebaltimore.org/2018-2019-season

Lolly Willowes (Opera in Two Acts, 2017-18), funded by the maximum Artist Development Grant ($15,000) from the Houston Arts Alliance, together with an online fundraising campaign (which reached a stretch goal of $8,500), with a professional company of singers, players, theatrical director, choreography for two dancers, costume designer, set designer, etc.). Based on the novel by Sylvia Townsend Warner. Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH), April 18 and 20, 2019:
https://matchouston.org/events/2019/lolly-willowes

Message of Puissant Baal (for mixed chorus and piano), Inversion Ensemble, conducted by Trevor Shaw, on its Summer Concerts (“Heroes/Monsters”), June 1 & 2, 2019, Austin, Texas.

A Tree of Life, ALIAS Ensemble, Nashville, Tennessee, June 4, 2019.

Composer-in-Residence with the Cassatt String Quartet, Seal Bay Festival, Vinalhaven Island, Maine, with premiere performances throughout the region of Maine Title (String Quartet No. 7, 2018) July 11-18, 2019:
http://www.sealbayfestival.org/main.html

Myotonic (Caprice No. 4 for Solo Viola, 2018), Diana Mathews, viola, Concert Series, Wimbledon, London, October 25, 2019.

(photo credit: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts)