The Scarlet Letter
Composer: Margaret Garwood
Composer Bio: Margaret Garwood is primarily a composer of opera. Her stage works have received full productions in New York, Philadelphia and on the West Coast. Her song cycles have been widely performed in the United States, Canada and Europe. Her most recent vocal works are three pieces for chorus and orchestra; the first, Tombsongs, and the second, Rainsongs, were both commissioned and premiered by the Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia. The third, Lovesongs, was commissioned by The Music Group of Philadelphia. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, five fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, and awards from ASCAP, AMC and the National Federation of Music Clubs.
Librettist: Margaret Garwood
Other Artistic Personnel: Richard A. Raub (Conductor)
Dorothy Danner (Director)
Premiere Date: November 19, 2010
Producing Company: Academy of Vocal Arts
Description: Margaret Garwood's neo-romantic score captures the drama of Hawthorne's classic tale of adultery, revenge, and redemption.
Reviews: Composer Margaret Garwood's new opera is based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic 'Scarlet Letter' - The Philadelphia Inquirer 11/16/2010
a href="http://www.operanews.com/operanews/templates/content.aspx?id=18713" target="_blank">The Scarlet Letter - Opera News 11/21/2010
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: 3
Contact: Academy of Vocal Arts
Address: 1920 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
E-mail Address: info@avaopera.org
Phone: 215-735-1685
Publisher Web Site: http://avaopera.org
Schedule of Performances Listings
The Scarlet Letter (Laitman)
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - Opera Colorado
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