Nick Hallett: To Music’s Final Act // Emily Manzo: How To Rescue at Roulette

Kerry Santullo uploaded this event on August 28, 2019


509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(917) 267-0363


Wed, October 23, 2019
8:00 pm



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In a double bill of musical storytelling, composer Nick Hallett and ensemble return to perform the grand finale of his newest opera project, To Music; and composer Emily Manzo presents the world premiere of her new multimedia song cycle, How to Rescue.

Nick Hallett: To Music (Scene 4)

Nick Hallett’s newest opera project, To Music, is a dark comedy which positions the Artist as antagonist. In three previous acts, its story has followed a fictional composer’s misadventures on social media, which lead to an ex-lover’s sworn revenge. The opera’s finale sees this revenge taken: subplots about copyright law come to a head; the origin of Music is revealed. In collaboration with video artist Joshua Thorson, Hallett is writing a musical score and libretto that interlaces with language of the internet and mass media. To Music has been reviewed as “gorgeous..genius” (Opera News) and “the most elaborate collage.” (Pitchfork). Act One of To Music was presented by Experiments in Opera at Roulette....

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