VAM Musical Spotlight
James Greening-Valenzuela, Manager
Gretchen Greenfield, Artistic Consultant
Scarlet Letter’ in a Remarkable Opera
Colorado Premiere

Lori Laitman’s eagerly anticipated The Scarlet Letter did not disappoint, in its recent premiere performance by Opera Colorado.  Read more about this captivating work in the Daily Camera Entertainment review:

VAM Artist:  Deborah Lifton
Soprano Deborah Lifton is emerging as one of today’s most compelling performers of American opera and song.  Here she sings Libby Larsen’s “Anne Boleyn” from Try Me, Good King:

Richmond Symphony and Chorus: a Triumphant Daphnis et Chloé
Under the direction of Steven Smith, the Richmond Symphony and Chorus offered a stunning rendition of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé.  Read the full report in the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Isao Tomita Has Passed Away
We are saddened to report the passing of innovative composer Isao Tomita, who effectively combined electronic and classical music.  He was 84.  Here is the article in The New York Times: