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2012 – Apricots of Andujar

  • January 2011: Workshop, Paul Dresher Studio, Oakland CA
  • April 2012: Workshop Apricots of Andujar U. of W. Michigan, Kalamazoo; Birds on a Wire, David Colson, conductor
  • August 2013: Workshop, Main Stage West, Sebastopol CA
  • May 2014: Workshop presentation, U. of Nevada, Las Vegas; Nextet, Virko Baley, conductor
George Shima
 
  • January 2016: Workshop Potato King, UC Berkeley; Paul Dresher Ensemble
  • August 2016: Workshop presentation, U. of Nevada, Las Vegas; Paul Dresher Ensemble, Virko Baley, conductor
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Daruma sketch by Sorrel Mocchia di Coggiola
by Sorrel Mocchia di Coggiola
  • June 2019: Workshop Both Eyes Open, Paul Dresher Studio; Paul Dresher Ensemble, Jonathan Khuner, conductor
  • September 2019: Workshop presentation, Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn NY; Ensemble Ipse, Ben Grow, conductor
  • November 2019: Workshop presentation, U.C.Berkeley; Paul Dresher Ensemble, Jennifer Hwang, conductor
  • November 2019: Workshop presentation, Paul Dresher Studio; Paul Dresher Ensemble, Jennifer Hwang, conductor
  • March 2020: Search to recast baritone began; auditions via ZOOM
  • May 2020 – October 2021: Regular ZOOM collaborative meetings – composer, librettist, director, to finalize libretto and approach
  • July 2021: Week-long, in-person Design Workshop; collaboration continues remotely
  • Daruma Doll Sketch
    Art by Sorrel Mocchia di Coggiola
    January, May, June 2022: 3x 1-week Workshops; refine/finalize libretto and score, integrate costumes, lighting design/video; rehearse cast and full ensemble, Ben Makino, conductor
  • April – June 2022: Finalize historical documentation, video/audio presentations and printed materials for lobby display
  • June 1-14, 2022: Design completion; 1 week of final Staging Rehearsals to integrate all aspects
  • June 21-28, 2022 – 1 week Load-in, Tech and 3 Premiere Performances at Presidio Theater, San Francisco
  • Fall 2022 – Summer 2023 – Touring of concert and full versions of production to other venues