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Welcome to the website of composer and lyricist Derrick Wang, creator of the opera Scalia/Ginsburg.

Derrick Wang speaks at Stony Brook University on aesthetic influence of Justices Scalia and Ginsburg

Derrick Wang speaks at Stony Brook University on aesthetic influence of Justices Scalia and Ginsburg

On September 17, 2016, Derrick Wang spoke at Stony Brook University as part of the Center for Italian Studies 2016 conference, Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia.

Capping the conference was Derrick Wang’s presentation The Aesthetic Influence of Justices Scalia and Ginsburg, exploring how the Justices’ opinions inspired his interdisciplinary opera Scalia/Ginsburg

Introduced by Professor David Lawton, Artistic Director of Stony Brook Opera, the presentation concluded with an excerpt from Scalia/Ginsburg sung by Stony Brook graduate students Jeremy Little (tenor) and Catherine Sandstedt (soprano).

‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is a chapter in Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s new book ‘My Own Words’

‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is a chapter in Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s new book ‘My Own Words’

‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ opera is relevant to Poland, writes retired Polish Constitutional Justice

‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ opera is relevant to Poland, writes retired Polish Constitutional Justice