Philomel song cycle

text: Justine F. Chen

Jennifer Zetlan, soprano; Nana Shi, piano

Brooklyn Art Song Society, May 5, 2023 7:30 PM

The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing opera

libretto: David SimpaticoChicago Opera Theater

music director: Lidiya Yankovskaya;

stage director: Peter Rothstein; Harris Theater

March 23 & 25 2023 more info/tix

Seven Sisters opera

libretto: Stephanie Fleischmann

Manhattan School of Music, music workshop 4.8.2022

music director: Kelly Kuo, stage director: Aya Ogawa; music preparation: Jeremy Chan

LiveStream     digital program


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



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

to announce the long-awaited WORLD PREMIERE of my opera with librettist David Simpatico, THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING!! March 23 & 25 2023! Get your tickets here!

THANK YOU to the INDIE OPERA PODCAST for a delightful interview! Check it out here!

LETTER TO OUR CHILDREN won BEST MUSIC VIDEO for this year's Paris Shorts Film Awards! and is an OFFICIAL SELECTION for this year's GOLDEN BRIDGE ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL. This  opera film is a part of the Decameron Opera Coalition's "HEROES", still available for streaming here!

THANK YOU to THE Divine CROSSING and Donald Nally performing the world premiere of my

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