On September 10, 2021, composer Paola Prestini and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler will release 'Houses of Zodiac: Poems for Cello,' an album, film, and immersive video installation that combines spoken word, movement, music, and image to explore the intersection of mind, body, and nature.
Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and the Atlanta Opera, libretto by Brenda Shaughnessy Direction by Vita Tzykun, Choreography by Jerron Herman, Impact Producers EnactLab
Opera inspired by Hemingway. Libretto by Royce Vavrek, direction by Karmina Šilec, produced by Beth Morrison Projects. Premiere, Carolina Performing Arts & ASU. Art by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons.
As we emerge from the pandemic, BMP and Prestini’s National Sawdust (the innovative new music center she co-founded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn) are upping the ante with 21c Liederabend, op. Worldwide (digital), which they’re staging as a broadcast-only event beginning on June 27 on The WNET Group’s All Arts television channel and streaming app.