Queens Voice Lab

Queens Voice Lab

In July 2020 Vital Opera launched the pilot of Queens Voice Lab with a cohort of twelve amazing artists.

Queens Voice Lab is a diverse and inclusive, artist-led community and workspace of professional singer-actors.

Halcyon

Halcyon

Halcyon (formerly Unfinished ) is a new documentary-style opera that explores the question: “What happens to us when a place that matters to us comes to ruin?”

“Millbrook is a Frame of Mind:” Reflections in Word and Song

“Millbrook is a Frame of Mind:” Reflections in Word and Song

As part of Community Day on September 7, 2019, the Millbrook Library and Vital Opera presented the inaugural edition of Millbrook is a Frame of Mind: Reflections in Word and Song, a celebration of Millbrook featuring music, poetry, and prose from the village.

Unfinished: An Opera Creative Intensive | May 2019

Unfinished: An Opera Creative Intensive | May 2019

In May 2019, composer Josh Groffman, librettist Sarah Heady, stage director Amanda Consol, dramaturg Caitlin Kane, and Vital Opera General Director Kelvin Chan gathered for four days to continue working on Josh and Sarah’s Unfinished (now Halcyon) with a focus on refining the piece’s dramatic storytelling.

Unfinished: An Opera | Inaugural Workshop

Unfinished: An Opera | Inaugural Workshop

The inaugural workshop presentations of Unfinished (now Halcyon) took place on August 20, 2016 at Grace Episcopal Church in Millbrook, NY and on August 21, 2016 at the National Opera Center in New York City.