In its seventh annual incarnation as New York’s most innovative and wide-ranging presenter of contemporary vocal artists, the acclaimed Resonant Bodies Festival is proudly welcomed back to Roulette. Featuring an international roster of virtuosic singers, world premieres, and an exhilarating mix of genres, the nine vocalists performing over three days will provide an immersive musical experience unlike any other. Opening night of the three-day festival features new and celebrated work from longtime collaborative duo Charmaine Lee and Conrad Tao, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, and soprano Jane Sheldon.
Australian-American soprano Jane Sheldon presents an original composition, poem for a dried up river, setting a poem by British poet Alice Oswald (b. 1966). Collaborators include Jeffrey Gavett (conductor), Sarah Brailey (soprano), Elizabeth Gadsby (co-creator/designer), and Danielle Micich (choreographic consultant).