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A knight, a diva and an opera house

Forty minutes might seem like a lot of music, but in the context of a full-evening opera, we’re just getting started. That’s how much I’ve written so far, which means only another hundred minutes remain to be written. Sigh. Granted, … Continue reading

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It’s time for music!

There’s no feeling like flying back home; especially after a rewarding stay in Chicago, a city that has welcomed me on more than one occasion and always succeed in making me feel like one of its own. This flight is … Continue reading

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Back to the Magic City

Miami, August 2, 2011. After an overnight flight from San Francisco I finally arrive to my hotel, eager to meet Nilo Cruz in the city that he has called home since he first arrived to the US as a little … 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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