Kaminsky named one of the top 35 female composers

The Washington Post has released a list of the top 35 female composers working in classical music. Laura Kaminsky made the list, citing her distinguished career and, most notably, her opera As One. The list goes back to 19th-century-born composers like Florence Price and Cecile Chamanade, and is a striking reminder of the wide range […] Read more »

Santa Fe Opera Commissions Reed & Kaminsky

Opera for All Voices Stories of our Time a new initiative bringing stories with purpose to all audiences Commissioned by a consortium of companies led by Santa Fe Opera in association with San Francisco Opera: • lyric opera of kansas city • minnesota opera • opera theatre of saint louis •san francisco opera • santa […] Read more »

Washington Post’s Lovable New Operas

The Washington Post lists contemporary operas that audiences responded to favorably (“Readers’ Guide to Lovable New Operas“), and several BHM operas were included: Dead Man Walking Moby-Dick Silent Night The Manchurian Candidate As One There are also 10 operas on this list that we’ve engraved in our production department. Congrats to Jake Heggie, Kevin Puts, […] Read more »

AS ONE

With music and concept by Laura Kaminsky, libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the opera As One was given its premiere by American Opera Projects at the BAM Fisher Theater in September of 2014. The production featured a film by Kimberly Reed, and was universally praised for its honesty and originality. A rich addition […] Read more »

Ensemble Pi Premieres Kaminsky Deception

    Ensemble Pi’s Ninth Peace Project Concert “Word Interpretations” World Premieres by Laura Kaminsky and Susan Botti Works by Jason Eckardt, Bryant Kong, Penderecki, and Shostakovich Language gets appropriated, translated, and sometimes “reformed” by culture and politics. For their annual Peace Project’s ninth installment, music collective Ensemble Pi performs new commissions and other works which […] Read more »