Excerpt from Derrick Wang’s ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is the audience favorite at Glimmerglass Festival
On July 19, 2014, the Glimmerglass Festival presented Ginsburg’s Aria from Derrick Wang’s opera Scalia/Ginsburg, as part of a special event with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (See Event Listing for more details.)
- The Daily Star reports:
The piece that was received the most enthusiastically by the audience was the final one, where Jacqueline Echols performed an excerpt from “Scalia/Ginsburg,” receiving applause throughout her performance.
- The opera blog Taminophile was “charmed and delighted” by the aria.
- DC Theatre Scene calls the Scalia/Ginsburg excerpt “the knockout performance of the afternoon” and exhorts:
Oh, Washington community, let’s champion our own and bring this opera by Derrick Wang…to full fruition in the Washington area.
The Cooperstown Crier interviews composer-librettist Derrick Wang.
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