David T. Little
Librettist

Biography
David T. Little is “one of the most imaginative young composers” on the scene (The New Yorker) with “a knack for overturning musical conventions” (The New York Times). His operas Soldier Songs (PROTOTYPE Festival) and Dog Days (Peak Performances/Beth Morrison Projects) have been widely acclaimed, “prov(ing) beyond any doubt that opera has both a relevant present and a bright future” (NYTimes). Recent/upcoming works include AGENCY (Kronos Quartet), CHARM (Baltimore Symphony/Marin Alsop), Hellhound (Maya Beiser), Haunt of Last Nightfall (Third Coast Percussion), the opera JFK with Royce Vavrek (Fort Worth Opera/ALT), a new opera commissioned by the MET Opera/Lincoln Center Theater new works program, and the music-theatre work Artaud in the Black Lodge with Outrider legend Anne Waldman (Beth Morrison Projects). His music has been heard at Carnegie Hall, the Park Avenue Armory, the Bang On A Can Marathon and elsewhere. Educated at University of Michigan and Princeton, Little is co-founder of the annual New Music Bake Sale, has served as Executive Director of MATA and is currentlyDirector of Composition at Shenandoah Conservatory and composer-in-residence with Opera Philadelphia. The founding artistic director of the ensemble Newspeak, his music can be heard on New Amsterdam and Innova labels.

OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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The Opera Fund: Audience Development 2017


Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
Chicago Opera TheaterSoldier Songs5/14/2020 - 5/17/2020
Alamo City OperaSoldier Songs6/1/2019 - 6/2/2019
Austin OperaSoldier Songs4/5/2019 - 4/6/2019
Beth Morrison ProjectsSoldier Songs4/5/2019 - 10/13/2018
Los Angeles OperaSoldier Songs10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018
Fargo-Moorhead OperaSoldier Songs4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018
Beth Morrison ProjectsSoldier Songs4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018
Des Moines Metro OperaSoldier Songs1/27/2017 - 1/29/2017
San Diego Opera AssociationSoldier Songs11/11/2016 - 11/13/2016
Atlanta OperaSoldier Songs11/11/2015 - 11/15/2015


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