Light and Power

a chamber opera

Commissioned by Juventas New Music Ensemble
Libretto by Jillian Burcar
Premiered May 19-22, 2011
Lidiya Yankovskaya, music director
Cambridge YMCA Theater, Cambridge, MA

Winner, The American Prize in Opera Performance, 2012 (Professional Division)
2nd Place, National Opera Association 2010‐2011 Opera Production Competition (Professional Division)


Light and Power is a dramatic reimagining of the historic rivalry between American inventors Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison, and the fate of electric power that hangs in the balance. May or may not include cyborgs from the future.

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