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pocket operas

 

On the Origin (2011) ​- 25 min.

for two coloratura sopranos, baritone, & piano.

Text by Rochelle Bright

Commissioned and premiered by American Lyric Theater, Opera in Eden, Symphony Space, June 2011. [video]

Voice for a Future Nightingale (2008) ​- 7 min.

for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, & piano.

Text by Ken Gass

Commissioned and premiered by Tapestry New Opera, Opera Briefs 2008.

New York Premiere by Underworld Productions, March 31, 2012.



Chicken or Beef? (2008) - 5 min.

for tenor, baritone, & piano.

Text by David Brock

Commissioned and premiered by Tapestry New Opera, Opera Briefs 2008.



decoherence (2008) - 5 min.

for soprano, mezzo-soprano, & piano

Text by Andrew Moodie

Commissioned and premiered by Tapestry New Opera, Opera Briefs 2008.

JUSTINE F. CHEN

COMPOSER AND VIOLINIST

2020 WINNER

OPERA America's Opera Grant for

Female Composers Seven Sisters

BREAKING NEWS:
So thrilled to find out that my music will be featured this summer at Merola Opera and at Bowdoin International Music Festival!!

A new short film opera with Jackie Goldfinger and Resonance Works is in the works!! Stay Tuned!


Stay tuned for an encore presentation of my "to belong" from  Melisa Tien's SWELL, hosted by Asian American Arts Alliance. June 22, 29, 2021 6-7:15 PM!

So thrilled to be showcased at OPERA America's BACKSTAGE BRUNCH on 4/17!!
 

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