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Quarantine B*tch: R.S.V.P. (2021) 1 min.

mezzo-soprano and piano

Commissioned by WQXR and Kara Dugan

Text by Christina Kelly.

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Philomel (2009)  15 min.

soprano and piano

 

New York Scenes (2006) 25 min.

​baritone and piano (also available for bass and soprano)​



Whilst Alexis Lay Press'd (1997) 3 min.

soprano and piano

Text by John Dryden

chamber


Philomel (2010)  15 min.
soprano and septet (fl/picc/alto, bssn, fh, tp B-flat/E-flat/Flugelhorn, vn, vc, db)

choral

Shallow Breath and Stealth (2021) 25 min.

mixed chorus (6S, 6A, 6T, 6B)

written for and commissioned by The Crossing

Text from Jena Osman's Motion Studies.

Premiere: November 21, 2021, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA.

Radio Premiere: WRTI December 19, 2021

program notes

JUSTINE F. CHEN

COMPOSER AND VIOLINIST

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

SO EXCITED
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
SHALLOW BREATH AND STEALTH on WRTI.ORG 12/19/21!
 

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