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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

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JUSTINE F. CHEN

COMPOSER AND VIOLINIST

BREAKING NEWS:
SO EXCITED to announce the long-awaited WORLD PREMIERE production of my opera with librettist David Simpatico, THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING!! March 23, 25, 26 2023!
Get your tickets here!


TREMENDOUS GRATITUDE to the amazing, wondrous performers in our workshop of SEVEN SISTERS at Manhattan School of Music 4/8/22!

BRAVI to the terrific students of UMD's prestigious School of Music and Maryland Opera Studio, in their phenomenal performances of my residency concert
2/12/22!!

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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