BREAKING: Juventas Wins The American Prize for Opera Performance 2014! [Blog post!]
Juventas' 2013 world premiere opera, The Magic Mirror, wins THE AMERICAN PRIZE! Congratulations to composer Polina Nazaykinskaya, Juventas Artistic Director and Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya, Director Erin Huelskamp, the incredible production team and cast, and of course, our always amazing ensemble! Watch the "Mirror Scene."
Each season, Juventas New Music Ensemble presents a series of unique
multi-platform performances as we continue to champion new music by young composers! From full operas, to ballets to chamber pieces and electro-acoustic solo and duo performances, Juventas presents one-of-a-kind performances for those who love new music.
Would you like more information? Please check our upcoming and past performances, see some examples of our most recent work, and contact Managing Director Tammy Lynch with any questions.
American Prize winner in Professional Opera Performance, 2012. National Opera Association Award for Best Professional Production, 2011.
"Despite classical and opera music being their main focus, Juventas keeps an open mind, with expressed interest in pop and rock experimentation. With bold presentation and varied performance venues, Juventas is an excellent advocate for the young composer."
-- Performer Magazine, March 2012.
August 8, 2014
Juventas' 2013 opera, The Magic Mirror (Polina Nazaykinskaya), is a Finalist for The American Prize in Opera Performance!
Congratulations to everyone involved in the production -- Artistic Director and Conductor Lidiya Yankovsksaya, Resident Stage Director and Juventas Co-Founder Erin Huelskamp and the amazing cast and production team!
The Magic Mirror premiered in April 2013 at the Boston Center for the Arts and was invited to the 2013 NYC Fringe Festival, where it played five performances to packed, enthusiastic audiences and great reviews.
July 22, 2014
Composer Peter Van Zandt Lane's HackPolitik ballet - commissioned and premiered by Juventas - is a finalist for The American Prize in Composition! Congratulations Peter, conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya and all players of the Ensemble.
If you love HackPolitik, please support Peter and Juventas by purchasing it and rating it on itunes.
Juventas New Music Ensemble, which takes its
name from the Latin term for "youth," voices the musical culture of the present by featuring new works by young, living composers.
Now with more than 90 exhilarating performances under our belt (from 150 composers!), our 2013-2014 season includes our first ballet, a world premiere opera, and our Spotlight Series featuring core instrumentalists!
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