Tag Archives: Ann Patchett

This is it!

This is it, ladies and gentlemen. Bel Canto has made its final transition from book to opera. Practically 5 years after the World Premiere Announcement, 14 years after Ann Patchett’s riveting novel was first published, and 19 years after the … Continue reading

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Libretto in the works

The world premiere announcement last February at the Lyric Opera of Chicago left us all with an incredible feeling of expectation. We were mesmerized by the extensive press coverage that followed and by how fast the news spread throughout the … Continue reading

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A journey begins

Today is a special day. It marks the end of an intense period of preparation and the beginning of an equally intense period of artistic creation. The Lyric Opera of Chicago has entrusted me with the task of composing a … Continue reading

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