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PERFORMANCES

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

*WORLD PREMIERE

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

JUSTINE F. CHEN

COMPOSER AND VIOLINIST

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


Listen to 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 to witness Mighty Matt Haimovitz's extraordinary performance of IRIDESCENT GEST!


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 2024 by Justine Fang Chen.

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