Creator ProfileBio Jessica Murphy Moo is a writer, editor and teacher. She wrote the libretto for An American Dream, an opera that had its world premiere at Seattle Opera in August 2015, and which the company will be remounting in September 2017. In 2016, she was selected to attend Tapestry
Creator ProfileBio Benjamin Pesetsky is a composer and writer. His music has been performed by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Winds, Tapestry Opera in Toronto, WordSong and the Shakespeare Concerts in Boston, and Guerrilla Composers Guild and the Phonochrome Collective in San Francisco.
Creator ProfileBio Canadian-American composer Luna Pearl Woolf has long used her creative voice to advocate for social and political change. Particularly renowned in the field of opera, her music, praised by The New York Times for its “psychological nuances and emotional depth,” is characterized by its dramatic intention, with a
Creator ProfileBio Praised by The San Francisco Chronicle as “hauntingly lovely and deeply personal,” Lembit Beecher’s music combines “alluring” textures (The New York Times) and vividly imaginative colors with striking emotional immediacy. Noted for his collaborative spirit and “ingenious” interdisciplinary projects (The Wall Street Journal), Lembit has served three-year terms
Creator ProfileBio Elisabeth Mehl Greene is a composer/writer working in the Washington DC area, with a doctorate from the University of Maryland. Her opera Hajar won a commission by the University of Maryland. Her scenes written at Tapestry Opera’s Composer-Librettist Laboratory receive performances around the US and Canada. DC area
Creator ProfileBio Rene Orth is a composer that “breaks new ground” (Opera News), writing music described as “…always dramatic, reflective, rarely predictable, and often electronic” (Musical America). Her music focuses on dramatic and lyrical storytelling, and she takes a keen interest in blending electronic soundscapes with acoustic music. She recently
Creator ProfileBio The music of composer Benton Roark (he/him) has been described as “visionary” (The Vancouver Sun), “ardent and soaring” (The National Post), and “an experience of deep and darkling beauty” (The Austin Chronicle). In recent years much of his work has focused on new opera, with full productions including