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Dramatic Works


Crane Whisperer

Ballet in Two Acts

(2015) – 100'

Commissioned by the National Ballet of China

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Premiere Information: National Ballet of China, Tianqiao Theatre, Beijing, September 23 -26, 2015

Hamlet

Ballet in Two Acts

(2014) – 60'

Commissioned by the National Ballet of China

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Premiere Information: National Ballet of China, Tianqiao Theatre, Beijing, April 25-26, 2014

The Necklace

Chamber Opera in One Act

(2014) – 40’

Commissioned by the 16th China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Soprano, Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Percussion, and Piano


Cooing and Wooing

(2012) – 25’

Commissioned by the 14th China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Erhu, Zhonghu, Di/Xiao, and Guzheng with contemporary dance

Premiere Information: Zhao Lei, erhu; Wu Xudong, zhonghu; Zhou Qing, Di/Xiao; Wu Yang, guzheng, 7 dancers, Shanghai, China, Oct. 19-20, 2012

How Happy Some o’er Some Other Can Be!

for Female Narrator and Orchestra

(2010) – 6'

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Commissioned by the Albany (NY) Symhony Orchestra

Premiere Information: David Alan Miller, conductor; Albany Symphony Orchestra, Zankel Hall, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY, Oct. 21, 2010 and Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY, Oct. 22, 2010