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"Lyrical, atmospheric... striking…  balances despair and humor." - NY Times

"...the kind of propulsive, emotionally resonant score that choreographers tend to dream of." - NY Times

"... revelatory... terrific... inventive..."

- Chicago Reader

"... inventive, thought-provoking, and engaging..." - Debra Lew Harder, Met Radio

JUSTINE F. CHEN

COMPOSER AND VIOLINIST

BREAKING NEWS:
Check out our RAVE REVIEW in GRAMOPHONE magazine! 
"...impish, earnest and ominous ... her spare musical imagery portrays everything from earthly ecstasy to anxieties perpetrated by forces seemingly beyond containment."


COME HEAR THE CROSSING sing our creation: SHALLOW BREATH AND STEALTH! on Spotify

Check out this great article from WOSU on SHALLOW BREATH AND STEALTH and MOTION STUDIES

BEST WORLD PREMIERE 2023!
Our "Fantastical, evocative, and nuanced" opera THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING was just named BEST WORLD PREMIERE of 2023 by Chicago Tribune today! Thank you, David Simpatico, Chicago Opera Theater, and American Lyric Theater!!

Check out my spotify track for Mighty Matt Haimovitz's extraordinary performance of IRIDESCENT GEST!


THANK YOU to the cast and crew of THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING!!  Chicago Tribune  COT Interview Out Chicago

CHECK OUT my Know Them Now video on YouTube! Thanks, BMI!

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