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CHUNKY IN HEAT (world premiere)

Sarah Daniels debuts the role of “Chunky” in the world premiere of CHUNKY IN HEAT

Experiments in Opera and Contemporaneous present the premiere of Chunky in Heat an opera based on a libretto by celebrated author A. M. Homes.  Chunky in Heat tells the story of a girl who comes of age poolside at her family’s home in the canyons of Los Angeles. The magical thinking of youth comes undone after her brother dies and she realizes what the word “dream” in American Dream really means.  Chunky in Heat features music by Jason CadyPaula MatthusenErin RogersAaron SiegelShelley Washington and Matthew Welch. This production is directed by Alison Moritz.

Friday May 31, 2019, 7:00 PM
Saturday June 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
Sunday June 2, 2019, 3:00 PM

The Flea Theater
20 Thomas St
Tickets $35 / $25 (students/seniors)

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8:00 PM20:00

"Illusions" (world premiere)

Sarah Daniels sings in the world premiere of Melanie Richards’ “Illusions”; a chamber piece for string quartet, soprano, and eurythmy at the Eurythmy Spring Valley’s spring studio program.

WHEN: April 27th, 2019, 8pm

WHERE: Threefold Auditorium, Chestnut Ridge, NY

TIX: $15 general, $9 students/seniors


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7:00 PM19:00

Experiments in Opera's Auction/Party/Fundraiser


EiO invites you to an exciting and fun night of food, drinks, and a silent auction of artwork and other items donated by a wide range of artists and supporters from our community. Come for the celebration and leave with a gift for yourself, all in support of our 2018-2019 Season.

Celebrated author A. M. Homes, the librettist for our upcoming opera Chunky in Heat, will do a reading of some of her work. And we will also hear selections from Chunky in Heat performed by soprano Sarah Daniels.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 @7pm

WHERE: The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas St., NYC


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to Aug 27

The Cunning Little Vixen

  • La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, Ellen Stewart Theatre (map)
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Sarah Daniels is making her dell'Arte Opera Ensemble debut as Cock, Young Frog, Jay, Fox Cub, and ensemble in Leoš Janáček's Príhody Lišky Bystrousšky (The Cunning Little Vixen) conducted by David Štech.

WHERE: Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 E 4th St, between Bowery and 2nd Ave

WHEN: August 19, 21, 23, 25 @ 7:30pm & August 27 @ 2pm


Director Ashraf Sewailem brings this beloved Czech opera to life through the lens of our current political upheaval. 
*to be performed in Czech with English supertitles. 

You-Shin Chen, scenic designer
Dante Olivia Smith, lighting designer
Claire Townsend, costume designer


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to Dec 31

Die Fledermaus


Sarah Daniels will make her Amore Opera debut as the role of Sally in an English production of Strauss's Die Fledermaus this December of 2016. See Sarah perform on the following dates and times:

December 18th, 2:30pm

December 28th, 7:30pm

December 31st, 7:30pm*

Tickets: $49.50 Adults; $39.50 Seniors, Students, & Children; $75 Premium Seats

*New Year's Eve Gala - includes dinner and a midnight toast, $125 tickets

All performances at the Theatre at St. Jean's, 184 E. 76th St. (btw. 3rd & Lex)

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