The NY premiere of excerpts from The Scarlet Letter took place on September 15, 2010, when Lori's music was showcased on Opera America's "Salon Series: Exploring American Voices" with Sari Gruber, Vale Rideout and Randall Scarlata. Click here to view the video. The Scarlet Letter excerpts start at 18:33 in this video.
On May 23, 2010, there was a recital of Lori’s music at The Cosmos Club in Washington, DC. The concert was part of the “America Sings in the Nation’s Capitol 2010: A Festival of American Music for Voice.” Selections included the premiere of Lori’s cycle The Blood Jet (poetry by Sylvia Plath), songs setting the poetry of Dana Gioia, and excerpts from Lori’s opera The Scarlet Letter, to a new libretto by poet David Mason. Renowned vocalists Sari Gruber and Randall Scarlata were accompanied by the composer.