Audie Cornish interviewed Missy about her new album on NPR’s All Things Considered. They ended up discussing a little bit of everything: opera, music, love, New York and floods, all the good stuff! Read the article and listen to the show HERE.
November 11, 2012, 8:00 pm
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, NYC
TICKETS AND MORE INFO
Come celebrate the release of Song from the Uproar, Missy’s opera, on New Amsterdam Records, at Le Poisson Rouge. This album is an original cast recording featuring performances by mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer, NOW Ensemble, conductor Steven Osgood, Celine Mogielnicki (soprano), Amelia Watkins (soprano), Kate Maroney (alto), Tomas Cruz (tenor), Peter Stewart (baritone). The party on the 11th will include performances by Abby, Amelia and NOW Ensemble, with films by Stephen Taylor.
New Amsterdam Records will also release a limited edition version with a hand-printed cover that folds out into a posted designed by Stephen S. Taylor. This version will also include a DVD with films from the opera.
Missy's new work SALT, for cellist Maya Beiser and vocalist Helga Davis, with text by Erin Cressida-Wilson, premiered last week at the 30th annual BAM Next Wave Festival. SALT is a retelling of the story of Lot’s Wife, and, along with works by Eve Beglarian and Michael Gordon, is part of Elsewhere, a CelloOpera conceived by Maya and director Robert Woodruff. Read the New York Times review HERE! And the New York Post review HERE!
A little teaser from Missy's recent opera, Song from the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt. Thanks to Stephen Taylor for creating this:
Victoire in BAM cafe, performing, appropriately, right in front of the women’s room. And Missy looks like she’s mid-sneeze, but that’s ok!! It was a great show!