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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



HONORED and THRILLED to be featured at Ravinia this summer! Thank you and CONGRATULATIONS to the singers of "to belong" at Ravinia August 7, 2023- Yvette Keong, Elissa Pfaender, and Yuntong Han!

BRAVA to the ever luminous Jen Zetlan and Nana Shi and their phenomenal performance of PHILOMEL in my old stomping grounds of Brooklyn Heights! Thank you, BASS!

THANKS to Johnathan McCullough and Carol Wong for their charmingly hilarious performance of my Platform Anxiety song! Thanks to Carnegie Hall, Citywide!

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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