“Book of Longing,” which runs April 26-27, is a song cycle composed for ensemble, singers, spoken word and imagery. CSUSB Opera Theatre will present 65 minutes of the original work.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), Stacey Fraser (music), Kristi Papailler (theatre arts) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were mentioned in recent news coverage, and a study by Gisela Bichler (criminal justice) was recently published.
“Why Women Went West” is a multi-media chamber opera that tells the unfolding narrative of a sole woman protagonist, Mary Hunter Austin, and her journey west. The performance is free and will be presented at RAFFMA on March 9 at 5 p.m.
The NEA grant has allowed the CSUSB Opera Theatre to create two full-length works this spring semester, with one that premiered last month and the next, “The New Frontier: An Atomic Age Jazz Opera,” to premiere on March 24.
Cal State San Bernardino’s Opera Theatre will present a live performance – “Opera in the Trenches!” – on Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Performing Arts Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. in honor of Veterans Day. Tickets are now available.
CSUSB has been approved for a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts to support the music department’s “New Frontiers: Multimedia Monodramas,” a project that focuses on aspects of new frontiers, California, diversity, women and the idea of the West.
CSUSB’s Opera Theatre has released the full-length theatrical motion picture “Song from the Uproar,” by Grammy-nominated Missy Mazzoli, which features 10 CSUSB students who tell the story of the life of early 20th century feminist, nomad and novelist Isabelle Eberhardt.
Tony Coulson (information and decision science) was interviewed about guarding against identity theft online, and Stacey Fraser (music) was included in a review about the newly released recording, “Voices of the Pearl Volume 3.”