The American Opera Project: The AOP MixTape
The American Opera Project: (proper noun) | an operatic reimagining that fuses music and theatre from diverse artistic and stylistic influences; founded in 1988. // mixtape: (noun) | a compilation of music originally recorded on a cassette tape, typically featuring multiple artists and styles; also founded in the 1980s. // The AOP Mixtape: (proper noun) | a live album featuring samples from AOP’s latest collection of music-theatre works performed by an array of artists in quick succession; first spun in 2020. Hosted by the “riveting and beautifully absurd” (The Huffington Post) Joseph Keckler. 75 minutes.
“Known for bringing cutting-edge vocal production to the masses” - New York Magazine
Songs by: Rima Fand and Karen Fisher / John Glover and Kelley Rourke / Ellis Ludwig-Leone and Karen Russell / Joseph Rubinstein and Jason Kim / Kirsten Volness, Kate Holland and Susan Werbe / Pete Wyer and Melissa Salmons
Sung by: Hirona Amamiya / Sarah Beckham-Turner / Aaron Casey / Maria Lindsey / Caitlin McKechney / David Merino / Paul Pinto / Jessica Sandidge / Alice Tolan-Mee
Backed by: Meaghan Burke, cello / Mila Henry, piano / Adrianne Munden-Dixon, violin