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November 2, 2019

Hello HOTOpera Fans! We can't believe that our 10th annual New in November Festival is only 15 days away! Have you purchased your tickets yet? We hope you will join us on Sunday, November 17 at 7pm at the Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral for this exciting evening of new opera that has become a Hartford tradition. 

Today we're pleased to introduce our 5th opera: Starsong and its creators: composer, Elliot Yokum and librettist, Sarah Florence Barker. We hope you enjoy learning all about Starsong, Elliot, Sarah, and what Ope...

October 27, 2019

Hello HOTOpera Fans! We hope you've enjoyed the past three Spotlight Sundays featuring the composer/librettists duos from the first three New in November operas: Opera Kardashian; The Séance; and A Womb with a View. Today we're thrilled to introduce our fourth opera: Biennale. This opera was written by NIN alumnae composer, Paul Richards and librettist, Wendy Steiner. You may remember this dynamic duo from the past two New in November Festivals where we presented excerpts from their comic opera: The Loathly Lady. We...

October 21, 2018


Welcome back to Spotlight Sundays! Our 9th annual New in November Festival is less than 4 weeks away and we couldn't be happier with the four chamber operas chosen for this year's New in November Festival. We hope you've marked your calendar's for Sunday, November 18 at 7:00pm at the Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford

Today we are thrilled to feature our first composer/librettist duo: Paul Richards and Wendy Steiner; and their opera: The Loathly Lady. You may remember Paul and Wendy from NIN8! Last year,...

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Spotlight Sunday Feature - Elliot Yokum and Sarah Florence Barker

November 2, 2019

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