Modern Opera Fest Continues at PS21 in September with “Ipsa Dixit” and “Savage Winter”

Modern Opera Fest at PS21 resumes in early September with Ipsa Dixit and Savage Winter. Composer and vocalist Kate Soper’s Ipsa Dixit, a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in music, is a theatrical chamber opera for soprano, flute, violin, and percussion that Alex Ross (The New Yorker) has called “a twenty-first century masterpiece.” Exploring the…

PS21 Presents a Community Participation Performance of “Pan”

“THE CULT OF THE GODLIKE ARTIST GIVES WAY TO A COLLECTIVE CEREMONY – ART AS GRASSROOTS ACTION.” – Alex Ross on “Pan” in The New Yorker On Friday, July 16, 7 pm PS21, PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY is presenting a community participation performance for solo and live electronics with…

Modern Opera Fest Brings “Pan” to PS21

Pan, seven tableaux exploring the life of the demigod, marshals myth to explore the tensions of today’s world. July 16 at 7 pm Pan is an evening-length piece for flute, live electronics, and an ensemble of community performers directed by Doug Fitch. It tells the story of the mythological goat-god Pan,…

PS21 Seeks Chorus Members for Modern Opera Fest’s “Pan”

PS21 is seeking non-professionals of all ages as chorus members in Modern Opera Fest’s Pan  (July 16). Pan, seven tableaux exploring the life of the demigod, marshals myth to explore the tensions of today’s world. Members of the chorus (who will attend rehearsal) lament Pan’s death in chant and with handheld instruments, including…

PS21 Announces 2021 Season

May through September 2021:  A Full Season of Inspiring Performances, Classes, Workshops, and Encounters, all Socially Distanced. PS21:Performance Spaces for the 21st Century in Chatham, NY, announces that their 2021 Season of music, opera, contemporary circus and processional arts will again benefit from PS21’s unique open-air Pavilion Theater and breathtaking 100-acre…

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