NEWS: Center for Contemporary Opera Debut


De la Guardia makes her NYC debut in the world premiere of "Oration" by Line Tjørnhøj, during New Opera Week with the Center for Contemporary Opera.

Line Tjørnhøj describes her chamber opera "Oration" as "a speech for humanity. Oration gives a unique description of the human experience and the love and hate, hope and despair, suffering and joy we see in our lifetimes."

Cast: Aliana de la Guardia, Marshall Coid, Leanne Gonzalez Singer, Barbara Le May, Gabriel Munro, and Kate Oberjat.

Stage Director: Jeremy Bloom
Music Director: Lidiya Yankovskaya
Scenic Director: Brian Rady
Stage Manager: Mackenzie Meeks
Lighting Designer: Christopher Weston

Following the premiere, you are invited to a wine reception at which time you will be able to meet the participants and discuss this fine opera. "Oration" is made possible with the generous support from Danish Composers' Society / KODA's Fund for Social and Cultural Purposes and the Consulate General of Denmark, New York. Thank you!