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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 20, 2019

Hello HOTOpera fans! We hope you've enjoyed the return of our Spotlight Sunday series. We can't believe that our 10th annual New in November festival is LESS THAN ONE MONTH away. We hope you've purchased your tickets and plan to join us for Connecticut's HOTTEST opera event of the season! Today we're happy to introduce the dynamic duo behind our third NIN opera: Womb with a View. We hope you enjoy learning about composer, Beth Ratay, librettist, Rich Orloff, and what Opera for the 22nd Century means to them.


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Spotlight Sunday Feature - Elliot Yokum and Sarah Florence Barker

November 2, 2019

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