Breaking: New York Phil to premiere Kurtag operamain
In its new season, just being announced, the NY Phil has bagged the US premiere of Kurtag’s Beckettian opera fin de partie.
The production will be directed by Claire van Kampen, with Laurent Naouri, Rod Gilfry and J’Nai Bridges.
Also in the press kit:
Chick Corea as artist in residence;
8 new works by women composers: Du Yun, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Jessie Montgomery, Angélica Negrón, Caroline Shaw, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Joan Tower, and Melinda Wagner.