"When Kaija Saariaho's 'L'Amour de Loin' opened at the Metropolitan Opera in December, it was the first opera by a woman to be performed at the Met in 113 years. The work opened a discussion about the gender gap in classical music and other fields, and organizations such as Opera America and Prototype have recently made efforts to provide equal opportunities for female creators. Now Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., is going a step further: Its upcoming Peak Performances season will entirely consist of new works by women. The lineup features premieres across music, theater and dance ..."
Read the complete article by Andrew Chow in the New York Times and the complete details about Peak Performances 2017 – 18 Season in the season press release.
Tickets go on sale on April 20, 2017.