top of page


Works of UMD Composer-in-Residence Justine F. Chen

The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing opera [Scenes]

libretto: D. Simpatico • Maryland Opera Studio

Seven Sisters opera [Prologue]

libretto: S. FleischmannFemmes de chanson

Starry Night String Quartet

Smith Performing Arts Center. 2.12.2022. 

Quarantine B*tch: RSVP song [text: Christina Kelly]

Fleur Barron, Mezzo-Soprano; Michael Lewis, Piano

A Lunar New Year Celebration. AZ 2.7.2022.

Shallow Breath and Stealth choral work


text from Jena Osman's Motion Studies
The Crossing, Donald Nally

Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

5 PM - 11.21.21

4 PM ET 12.19.21 WRTI.ORG

Quarantine B*tch: RSVP song

text: Christina Kelly

WQXR -Artist Propulsion Lab

Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano; Peter Dugan, piano

World Premiere online: Nov 11, 2021

Live/stream Premiere: Dec 5, 2021

The Greene Space- to watch it now click here

Letter to Our Children film opera

libretto: Jacqueline Goldfinger;

director/cinematographer: Christopher Ash

film opera. Family-Friendly.

Resonance Works, Music Director Maria Sensi Sellner

Premiere Date: 10.1.2021 - streaming. click here for tix



WORLD PREMIERE TODAY! of THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING!! with librettist David Simpatico,COT, director Peter Rothstein and Maestro Lidiya Yankovskaya! March 23 & 25 2023! JOIN US in CHICAGO Tix Chicago Tribune  COT Interview Out Chicago
What to do in Chicago
Crain's Business

The Economist
Chicago Tribune

NYC! Come join Johnathan McCullough and Carol Wong in this free performance of my Platform Anxiety song! April 13, 2023 8 PM
BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Maryland Opera Studio for their beautiful performance of TWA - a new opera with librettist Jacqueline Goldfinger!

Check out my Know Them Now video on YouTube! Thanks, BMI!

 All content in this website, including text,

most images and sound files, is ©Copyright 2023 by Justine Fang Chen.

bottom of page