A Full workshop performance on its way!

We may have been quiet for a while but after we went into production in November of 2017,  Tri-Cities Opera presented a workshop performance at the Opera America New Works Forum in New York in January, 2018, and then the online pilot was released in March, 2018. Whew! We needed a little rest!

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Ellen Fishman
Press: WHYY

"Who is it? Is it an old friend who is kind of annoying now? A weirdly intense neighbor who might become a romantic partner? Marie’s mother? Composer Ellen Fishman lets the audience to choose."

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PressSimon Rogers
A New Kind of Libretto

During our first meeting, I confessed to Ellen I didn't have any experience writing for opera. To my surprise, she said that would be OK. As she told me about her vision for the project, I was struck by the combination of opera, an ancient form, and the "choose your own adventure," social media-inspired interactivity of today...

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BlogSimon Rogers
And So It Begins

In 2010, I went to hear a lecture about driving web traffic to performing arts organizations. The presenter did a great job explaining how search engines and web analytics work. As my mind wandered, I began to think about how to write a piece that would be a destination on the Internet and how I would use the interactive capabilities...

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BlogSimon Rogers