Eric Sawyer, composer

The music of Eric Sawyer receives frequent performances on both coasts, including at New York’s Weill and Merkin concert halls and at Tanglewood, as well as in England, France, Germany, and recently in Romania and Bulgaria. Recent performances include works on programs by the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Brentano String Quartet, Seraphim Singers, Ensemble Phoenix, Radius Ensemble, Laurel Trio…more

Gil Rose, Music Director

Gil Rose is recognized as one of a new generation of American conductors shaping the future of classical music. His orchestral and operatic performances and recordings have been recognized by critics and fans alike. In 1996, Gil Rose founded the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), one of the few professional orchestras in the country dedicated exclusively to performing music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries…more

Carole Charnow, Stage Director

Carole Charnow received her BA from Emerson College and her MA in stage directing from London University. For fifteen years she worked as a professional director, singer, and Equity TV, film, and stage actress in London, England. As joint artistic director of Moving Target Theatre Company, she produced five UK premieres, including Rebel in Paradise by Howard Zinn….more

John Shoptaw, librettist

John Shoptaw was raised in the Missouri Bootheel, the state’s poverty belt, where his first jobs included picking cotton and stacking lumber in the local mill…more

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