• Light Shall Lift Us: Opera Singers Unite in Song

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    More than 100 opera singers unite in a song of hope and solidarity for a virtual performance of LIGHT SHALL LIFT US, a large ensemble work created by the Pulitzer Prize-winning team of composer Paul Moravec and librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell.

    The opera community needs your support now more than ever. Please consider supporting your local opera company or artist relief fund. Visit operaamerica.org/LSLU to learn more about this project.

    OPERA America would like to thank the artists who lent their voices to this project. They come from all across America and represent a broad variety of backgrounds and experience. Their participation is an example of the vitality and resiliency of our field and a demonstration that even while we are apart, music brings us together. They are:

    Javier Abreu
    Danielle Beckvermit
    Daniel Belcher
    Andrew Bidlack
    Matt Boehler
    Amanda Lynn Bottoms
    Liz Bouk
    Marnie Breckenridge
    Erica Brookhyser
    Raehann Bryce-Davis
    William Burden
    Jennifer Johnson Cano
    Leonardo Capalbo
    Joyce Castle
    Lisa Chavez
    Hailey Clark
    Sarah Coit
    Troy Cook
    Sasha Cooke
    Olivia Cosío
    Tara Curtis
    Adrienne Danrich
    Joseph Dennis
    Mary Dunleavy
    Jason Ferrante
    Jessica Fishenfeld
    Emily Fons
    Daryl Freedman
    Blake Friedman
    Joseph Gaines
    Blythe Gaissert
    Priti Gandhi
    Sara Gartland
    Eve Gigliotti
    Nathan Granner
    Devon Guthrie
    Jasmine Habersham
    Sam Handley
    Roger Honeywell
    Soloman Howard
    Briana Elyse Hunter
    Craig Irvin
    Zachary James
    Keith Jameson
    Jessica E. Jones
    Michael Kelly
    Maya Kherani
    Michael Kuhn
    Claire Kuttler
    Tesia Kwarteng
    Sarah Larsen
    Anna Laurenzo
    Victoria Livengood
    Cecilia Violetta López
    Zulimar López-Hernández 
    Alexandra Loutsion 
    Daniela Mack
    Amanda Majeski
    Alex Mansoori
    Trevor Martin
    Robert Wesley Mason
    Aundi Marie Moore
    John Moore
    Dylan Morrongiello
    Brian James Myer
    Miles Mykkanen
    Luis Alejandro Orozco
    Edward Parks
    Ailyn Pérez
    Dimitri Pittas
    Matthew Polenzani
    David Portillo
    Stephen Powell
    Katherine Pracht
    Gabriel Preisser
    Emily Pulley
    Elise Quagliata
    Brenda Rae
    Zoie Reams
    Morris Robinson
    Lisa Marie Rogali
    Adrian Rosas
    Annie Rosen
    Jordan Rutter
    Christian Sanders
    Lucy Schaufer
    Laurel Semerdjian
    Alek Shrader
    Benjamin Sieverding
    Jake Stamatis
    Dane Suarez
    Jack Swanson
    Talise Trevigne
    Richard Troxell
    Maria Valdes
    Jamie Van Eyck
    Miguel Angel Vasquez
    Craig Verm
    Yunpeng Wang
    Andrew Wilkowske
    William Ferguson
    Karin Wolverton
    Caroline Worra
    Matthew Worth
    Wei Wu
    Adriana Zabala
    Jennifer Zetlan

    Conceived by Mark Campbell and Paul Moravec
    Music Direction: Andrew Whitfield
    Video Editor: Cara Consilvio
    Assistant Video Editor: Alex Charner
    Orchestral Simulation and Final Audio Mix: Peter Lurye
    Vocal Mix: Andrew Whitfield

    Special Thanks:
    Adelphi University
    David Charles Abell
    Jennifer Johnson Cano
    Elizabeth Dworkin
    Alison Moritz
    Opera Orlando
    Gabriel Preisser
    Kent Tritle, Oratorio Society of New York
    Subito Music
    Justin Werner, Stratagem Artists

    Light Shall Lift Us was originally written for One Voice Orlando, a benefit organized by Opera Orlando in response to the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in 2016.

    Light Shall Lift Us- Music by Paul Moravec, Words by Mark Campbell
    Copyright ©2016 by Subito Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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