ICE brings David Lang's acclaimed the whisper opera to Belgium, as part of the Festival Ars Musica celebration at the Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels. the whisper opera is the most intimate operatic experience, with the musicians, singer, and audience enclosed in a small onstage set, and is performed almost entirely in whispers.
Tony Arnold will be a resident artist with the Portland Chamber Music Festival for two concerts. On 8/16, she will perform J.S. Bach’s cantata BWV 32 Leibster Jesu, mein Verlangen, followed by the festival finale concert on 8/18 featuring the Maine premiere of A Forest Unfolding, a four movement oratorio with each section written by a different composer - Melinda Wagner, Eric Moe, Stephen Jaffe, and David Garner.
Tony Arnold will be a guest artist at the Next Festival of Emerging Artists, the oldest continuous chamber music festival in America. She will give the world premiere of the string orchestra arrangement of Brett Dean’s And Once I Played Ophelia.
Tony Arnold and pianist Alison D’Amato record David Liptak’s Dove Songs at Eastman School of Music, which they premiered in 2014. Liptak set the poetry of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Rita Dove, the first African-American Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.
In collaboration with La Coperacha Puppet Company, Tony Arnold and the Zohn Collective will perform a new staging of Comala, a scenic cantata by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, as part of the Festival Cultural de Mayo at Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara, Mexico. Performances May 17 & 19 at 8 pm.