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Phillips Collection/Vocal Arts DC Recital 

Vocal Arts DC, in partnership with The Phillips Collection, will present a recital on April 17, 2014 at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St., NW, Washington, DC at 6:30 pm. Soprano Natalie Conte, baritone Matthew Morris and collaborative pianist Dr. R. Timothy McReynolds will perform works inspired by The Phillips Collection's exhibit, Made in the U.S.A.: American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850-1970.

Both Natalie and Matthew are co-winners of Vocal Arts DC's 2013 "Art Song Discovery Competition for emerging area singers. Natalie Conte will be singing my song, The Silver Swan.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.


Washington National Opera's Young Artists to present "The Prison Scene" from "The Scarlet Letter"

On Sunday, April 6, 2014, WNO's Young Artists will present the DC premiere of "The Prison Scene" from Lori's opera The Scarlet Letter. The performance will take place at the McEvoy Auditorium of The Smithsonian's American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW, in Washington, DC, with soprano Shantelle Przybylo, baritone Christian Bowers and collaborative pianist Tomoko Nakayama. Also featured on the program are excerpts from Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg.


Hear Vocali3e perform The Silver Swan

The wonderful Vocali3e Trio, from Scotland, with flautist Louise Burnet, soprano Emma Versteeg and pianist Robin Versteeg has performed several of Lori's works, including the UK premiere of Fathers. To hear their rendition of The Silver Swan, please click here and scroll down to the piece.


SALT Opera to perform Lori's Butterfly cycle March 22, 2014

On March 22, 2014 at 7 pm, SALT Opera will present a benefit concert in support of nonprofit organizations that fight human rights abuses and work toward eradicating poverty. The concert will take place at the Theatre House at Castleton Farms in Castleton, VA, and will include a performance of Lori's "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" song cycle, featuring soprano Susan Wheeler and saxophonist Pamela Helton.

For more information, please click here.


Hear Dana Gioia recite "Money" and more....

On November 20, 2013, The University of Southern California' Visions and Voice Program and the USC Fisher Museum of Art presented "The Poet's Voice: The Collaborative Art in Words and Music."

The program ends with a terrific rendition of my setting of Dana Gioia's poem "Money" -- featuring soprano Shana Blake Hill, baritone Nmon Ford and collaborative pianist Victoria Kirsch.

To hear Dana Gioia recite the poem and to hear the performance, please click here and go to 1:27:40.