NEWS: “Loose, Wet, Perforated” by Nicholas Vines Available on Navona Records

Composer Nicholas Vines’ surreal opera Loose, Wet, Perforated comes to life in this Navona Records release. Commissioned by the Boston-based experimental opera company Guerilla Opera and premiered in 2011, this audacious, rollicking conceptual mash-up by composer Nicholas Vines puts a very modern spin on some quite ancient ideas.

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NEWS: "The Vocal Music of Alan Beeler" Available on Navona Records

On this album pianist Karolina Rojahn and soprano Aliana de la Guardia perform THE SUTTON SONGS with poetry by Dorothy Sutton. Angular melodies and tart harmonies are effectively juxtaposed against gentle, lilting duets in this 7-movement work.

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NEWS: Aliana Nominated as Best Lead Actress in a Musical or Opera

Aliana is nominated for a 2014 ArtsImpulse Theatre Award under the category of Best Leading Actress in a Musical or Opera for her performance as Mother/Shopper in Guerilla Opera's production of "Gallo" by Ken Ueno!

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NEWS: Center for Contemporary Opera Debut

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

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