ANN MOSS soprano

Acclaimed Recording Artist & Chamber Musician. Collaborator, Muse, Champion of Living Composers.

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RESIDENCY — CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER [NOW] FESTIVAL


  • Maltz Performing Arts Center, Cleveland The Temple Cleveland, OH 44106 (map)

Cleveland Opera Theater's New Opera Works {NOW} Festival: An Annual Festival to Create, Develop, and Perform New Opera

Residency with soprano Ann Moss, composers Jake Heggie and Griffin Candey; seminars and masterclasses with students at Baldwin Wallace University; 2019 {NOW} Festival Guest Artist; live performance and {NOW} Forum panel discussion.

A unique blend of process and performance, {NOW} Festival is an annual series of programing that presents new opera at the beginning, middle, and end stages of creative development. Performances range from readings and workshops to full-blown main stage productions for Cleveland, Regional, and World Premiere productions. Projects include repertoire commissioned by CLE Opera Theater, co-commissions in partnership with other opera companies, institutions, and developers of opera, and repertoire that is incorporated from other opera incubators, and freelance composers.

WEDNESDAY 2/6 – US Premiere of Jake Heggie’s Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri
Ann Moss, soprano
Soo Han, conductor
Baldwin Wallace University Orchestra


THURSDAY 2/7 – {NOW} Festival Recital & Forum
Duo recital with Jake Heggie and Ann Moss, followed by an interactive discussion about new opera featuring 2019 {NOW} Festival Artists.

HEGGIE – From “The Book of Nightmares”
CANDEY – Hard Stones (excerpts)
AGHABABIAN – An Amethyst Remembrance
WORLD PREMIERE: CANDEY – Fox Songs
WORLD PREMIERE: HOWELL – … what’s happening?


FRIDAY 2/8 — Bernarda Alba Reading
Piano Vocal Reading of the new Opera by Griffin Candey with libretto by Caridad Svich based on Garcia Lorca's last play of the same name


CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER  •  CLEVELAND, OH

Earlier Event: January 26
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