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Sunday
Feb122012

Lori Laitman Recital at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:30 pm, I presented a recital of my music on The Shenson Series at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.

I accompanied three wonderful vocalists: soprano Megan Monaghan, tenor Vale Rideout and baritone Randall Scarlata. Together, we presented a selection of artsongs as well as excerpts from my operas — The Scarlet Letter and a preview from Ludlow. Pianist Andrew Rosenblum made a special appearance in my very miniature opera, The Act. The theatre works were directed by Beth Greenberg.

Monday
Feb062012

Wolfgang Holzmair premieres Todesfuge in NYC and DC

Tuesday, February 21, 9:00 PM at the Austrian Cultural Forum in NYC, the acclaimed Austrian baritone Wolfgang Holzmair, along with French cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton, will premiere my Todesfuge Songs as part of the recital. This concert is part of the ACFNY's ongoing series, Lied: The Art of Song.

The recital will also be performed in Washington, at The Austrian Embassy, on Thursday, February 23 at 7:30pm.

Click here for more information about the NYC performance.

Click here for more information about the DC performance.

Tuesday
Jan312012

ACT I of Ludlow is Completed

I have just completed the piano/vocal score to Act I of my new opera, Ludlow. I am thrilled that The University of Colorado’s New Opera Works Program, run by Leigh Holman, will present Ludlow in workshop this summer. Director Beth Greenberg and Librettist David Mason (currently Poet Laureate of Colorado) will be in attendance with me. For more information, please click here.

Sunday
Jan222012

The website is open for visitors!

I'm so excited to see the new website, and I hope you enjoy the new look and the improved functionality! If you have any comments or information for inclusion on this site, please feel free to contact me.

Wednesday
Jan112012

My thanks to Mark Gruen

I wish to thank my wonderful copyist of many years, Mark Gruen. He has prepared several of my larger works with extreme care and knowledge. If anyone ever needs a copyist/editor, I recommend him wholeheartedly. You can contact him at mgruen@verizon.net.