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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



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!!!!

SAVE THE DATE! - THE CROSSING CD releases our creation to the world: SHALLOW BREATH AND STEALTH! APRIL 5, 2024!

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

Come Join Us!
March 25, 2024 - THE FORUM, Columbia's gorgeous concert venue! The Harlem Chamber Players will be performing my string quartet
6:30 PM! 

THANK YOU to the cast and crew of THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING!!  Chicago Tribune  COT Interview Out Chicago
What to do in Chicago
Crain's Business
The Economist
Chicago Tribune

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

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