Kander: “Miranda” Debuts Down Under

“I want to present ‘The Orchestra’ the way I see it: as the greatest team sport I know of.” On the eve of its May 7 Australian premiere, Susan Kander shares some insight into Miranda’s Waltz, as Kevin Purcell conducts the Australian Discovery Orchestra. Scored for narrator and orchestra, the 26-minute, seven-movement work features texts by […] Read more »

Kansas City Prepares for World Premiere of Susan Kander’s The Giver!

The Giver

New, Thrilling, and the Very Stuff of Opera This month, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s offers the world premiere of Susan Kander’s latest opera The Giver. Co-commissioned with the Minnesota Opera, and directed by Linda Ade Brand, The Giver opens on January 14th conducted by Paula Winans. Based on the award-winning Lois Lowry novel, […] Read more »

Kansas City Prepares for World Premiere of Susan Kander’s The Giver!

New, Thrilling, and the Very Stuff of Opera This month, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s offers the world premiere of Susan Kander’s latest opera The Giver. Co-commissioned with the Minnesota Opera, and directed by Linda Ade Brand, The Giver opens on January 14th conducted by Paula Winans. Based on the award-winning Lois Lowry novel, […] Read more »