Singing with the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall

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Constellation Chor is thrilled to be the “moving voices” in composer Ashley Fure’s Filament (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission) at Lincoln Center in September! We’ll be performing as part of the opening gala on September 20th welcoming Jaap van Zweden in his inaugural …

Naamah’s Ark ~ River to River Festival

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By Marisa Michelson and Royce Vavrek JUNE 17, 2018 at 7:00PM | FREE CONCERT | ROCKEFELLER PARK, 75 BATTERY PLACE This dramatic oratorio by composer Marisa Michelson and librettist Royce Vavrek tells the story of Noah’s Ark, from the perspective …

One Thousand Nights and One Day

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  ~ CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS ~  Off-Broadway April 4 – 29, 2018 at the ART/NY Mezzanine Theater (502 West 53rd St., NYC) book and lyrics by JASON GROTE, based on his play 1001 music by MARISA MICHELSON directed by …

Desire/Divinity Parts I and II

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The Desire/Divinity Project at Judson Memorial Church February 1-3, 2018 Where: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, NYC, Subway: A/B/C/D/E/F/M to W 4th St Tickets: $20 Advance. $25 at Door. To purchase, visit BrownPaperTickets.com or call 347.854.6070. photo by Paul …

“Experiments in Form” Constellation Chor

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You are invited to the next “showing” of Constellation Chor’s work on December 14th from 5 -6 pm at the Alchemical Theatre on 14th and 6th.   I love journeying into new territory, trying to get in touch with and …

Monteverdi and Bartok

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Monteverdi & Bartok will be performed on December 10, 2017 as an intimate house concert. This will be the first in a series of “Cozy Concerts” to take place this season. By invitation only. Monteverdi & Bartok is a program …

TAMAR OF THE RIVER REUNION CONCERT!!!!

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Tickets on sale NOW for the “TAMAR OF THE RIVER” Reunion Concert at 54 Below! Click for TICKETS!!!! Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below for the four-year anniversary reunion concert of Marisa Michelson’s and Joshua H. Cohen’s Tamar Of The River! Called one of …

Tickets available for SAPPHO FRAGMENTS!

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Reserve your tickets for this SAPPHO FRAGMENTS ***presented as part of Heartbeat Opera’s Collaboret (Cabaret, Lab, Collaborate) on May 24th at 7pm!! TICKETS HERE A hybrid of collaboration, lab, and cabaret, COLLABORET presents an evening of eclectic music-theater which draws from …

“Song of Song of Songs” wins Creative Engagement Grant!

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Marisa Michelson’s Song of Song of Songs received a Creative Engagement Grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.  This means further development and performances in 2017!     //A musical piece in three  movements scored for twelve singers, bansuri flute, …

Constellation Chor produced by Crowded Outlet

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CROWDED OUTLET is proud to announce the New York premiere of Marisa Michelson‘s Constellation Chor, an ensemble working at the intersection between voice, movement, storytelling, healing, meditation, gesture, inner-development, Deep Listening, and Musical Theatre. Assembled by Michelson (Jonathan Larson Award Grant winner, Tamar of the …

Tickets available for “Scheherazade” workshop

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Prospect Theater Company presents SCHEHERAZADE  A Workshop Staging of a New Musical July 14 – 17, 4 performances only! Use promo code CAST or just click here and get $12 tix when you purchase by July 13th!   book and lyrics by JASON …

Vox Magazine compares “Tamar of the River” to “Hamilton”

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 Tamar of the River in with all the heavyweights!! (Assassins, Spring Awakening, Jesus Christ Superstar…”) VOX SAYS: “Hamilton’s diametrically opposed twin — it’s similarly ambitious and atypical, with a similarly unique take on the power of myth and history….The music …

About “Naamah’s Ark” (oratorio for 200 singers)

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“Michelson and Vavrek’s melodic and earthy new community oratorio, entitled Naamah’s Ark, draws from the natural language of the body in combination with influences from the folk, classical and musical theatre traditions. Inspired by Hurricane Sandy, which united different communities …

Exciting New Choral Commission Announced!

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Marisa has been commissioned to compose a twenty minute piece for Ted Sperling’s MasterVoices chorale plus community choirs from Lawrence, Long Island. To read the NYTimes mention, click on THIS! And for the mention in Playbill, click THIS! (   And …

Sappho Salon at the Musical Theatre Factory

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At the Musical Theatre Factory in NYC. A late evening experimenting with new work Marisa has been creating bringing Sappho’s poetry fragments alive.  A new creation of solo and multi-textured voice with movement that arises from the music. Marisa sings …

Prospect Theatre Company Gala Celebrating Women Composers

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Honored to be included in this special celebration of a theatre company I respect and admire. A thrilling evening of musical theatre including such composers as Lynn Ahrens, Mary Rodgers, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and such performers as Rebecca Luker and Mary …