Gotham Chamber Opera

Gotham Chamber Orchestra
Gotham Chamber Opera was a professional opera company located in New York City.wikipedia
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Il sogno di Scipione

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The company first presented the American premiere of Mozart's Il sogno di Scipione (1771), staged by Christopher Alden in 2001 at the Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center, a 350-seat theater on the New Yorks's Lower East Side.
In 2001, Gotham Chamber Opera presented the U.S. stage premiere of Il sogno di Scipione at the Abrons Arts Center in New York City and presented a revival of the work in April 2012 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater in New York City as part of their tenth anniversary program.

Edward Barnes (composer)

Edward Barnes
Its Executive Director was Edward Barnes, who took over from David Bennett.
In May 2015 he was appointed Executive Director of Gotham Chamber Opera.

Il mondo della luna

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Gotham presented Haydn's Il mondo della luna at the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History in January 2010.
The Gotham Chamber Opera presented Il mondo della luna at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City in January 2010, transforming the planetarium into an opera house using the 180-degree dome and projections courtesy of NASA; the director was Diane Paulus.

Tectonic Theater Project

Tectonic Theatre Project
In October 2010, GCO with Tectonic Theater Project presented the U.S. premiere of Xavier Montsalvatge's El gato con botas (Puss in Boots).
Tectonic Theater Project collaborated with Gotham Chamber Opera in 2010 to present Xavier Montsalvatge's opera adaptation 'El Gato con Botas' of (Puss in Boots).

Laurence Dale

In 2002, he mounted two operas for New York Gotham Chamber Opera, Les Malheurs d'Orphée by Milhaud and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (designed by Dipu Gupta and Fabio Toblini and conducted by Neal Goren).

Eliogabalo

Gotham Chamber Opera in performed it in 2013 in a Manhattan nightclub in Chrystie Street, Richard Kimmel's The Box, directed by James Marvel.

Robin Guarino

She continues to direct, most recently L'etoile and The Marriage of Figaro for the Wolf Trap Opera Festival, La Calisto, The Magic Flute and Iphigénie en Aulide for Juilliard Opera Center, and at Gotham Chamber Opera, Il Signor Bruschino.

Henry Street (Manhattan)

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The company was founded in 2000 under the name of the Henry Street Chamber Opera by Artistic Director Neal Goren and specialized in producing rarely performed chamber operas from the Baroque era to the present.

Chamber opera

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The company was founded in 2000 under the name of the Henry Street Chamber Opera by Artistic Director Neal Goren and specialized in producing rarely performed chamber operas from the Baroque era to the present.

Baroque music

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The company was founded in 2000 under the name of the Henry Street Chamber Opera by Artistic Director Neal Goren and specialized in producing rarely performed chamber operas from the Baroque era to the present.

501(c)(3) organization

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In 2003, it changed its name to the Gotham Chamber Opera (GCO) after incorporating as an independent 501(c)(3) organization.

Christopher Alden (director)

Christopher Alden
The company first presented the American premiere of Mozart's Il sogno di Scipione (1771), staged by Christopher Alden in 2001 at the Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center, a 350-seat theater on the New Yorks's Lower East Side.

Henry Street Settlement

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The company first presented the American premiere of Mozart's Il sogno di Scipione (1771), staged by Christopher Alden in 2001 at the Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center, a 350-seat theater on the New Yorks's Lower East Side.

Lower East Side

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The company first presented the American premiere of Mozart's Il sogno di Scipione (1771), staged by Christopher Alden in 2001 at the Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center, a 350-seat theater on the New Yorks's Lower East Side.

Henry Purcell

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Soon after, the company produced a double bill of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (1689) and Darius Milhaud's Les malheurs d'Orphée (1924).

Dido and Aeneas

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Soon after, the company produced a double bill of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (1689) and Darius Milhaud's Les malheurs d'Orphée (1924).

Darius Milhaud

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Soon after, the company produced a double bill of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (1689) and Darius Milhaud's Les malheurs d'Orphée (1924).

Bohuslav Martinů

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Two more American premieres followed in November 2002 with Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů's 1928 Dada opera, Les larmes du couteau (Tears of the Knife), and his 1935 Hlas lesa (The Voice of the Forest).

Dada

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Two more American premieres followed in November 2002 with Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů's 1928 Dada opera, Les larmes du couteau (Tears of the Knife), and his 1935 Hlas lesa (The Voice of the Forest).

Les larmes du couteau

Two more American premieres followed in November 2002 with Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů's 1928 Dada opera, Les larmes du couteau (Tears of the Knife), and his 1935 Hlas lesa (The Voice of the Forest).

Hlas lesa

Two more American premieres followed in November 2002 with Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů's 1928 Dada opera, Les larmes du couteau (Tears of the Knife), and his 1935 Hlas lesa (The Voice of the Forest).

Heinrich Sutermeister

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After incorporating as a non-profit organization in 2003, the newly renamed Gotham Chamber Opera (GCO) presented the American premiere of Swiss composer Heinrich Sutermeister's 1935 Die schwarze Spinne (opera) (The Black Spider).

George Frideric Handel

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Gotham's February 2005 production of Handel's Arianna in Creta played to full houses and drew favorable reviews.

Arianna in Creta

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Gotham's February 2005 production of Handel's Arianna in Creta played to full houses and drew favorable reviews.

Spoleto Festival USA

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That summer, in a co-production with the Lincoln Center Festival and Spoleto Festival USA, the company performed Ottorino Respighi's fantastical La bella dormente nel bosco (Sleeping Beauty in the Woods), featuring the puppetry of Basil Twist.