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Picker’s sixth opera, Awakenings, set to a libretto by Aryeh Lev Stollman and based on Dr. Oliver Sacks’s book of the same name, is premiered at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis (OTSL) in June 2020, with James Robinson directing and Roberto Kalb conducting. From OTSL: “Imagine watching the world pass you by…but being unable to do…

On May 1 and 3, Tobias Picker conducts Emmeline at Tulsa Opera, where he has served as Artistic Director since 2016. This new production is set across the 1930s and 1950s. Based on a true story and the book Emmeline by Judith Rossner, the opera tells the story of an American teenager who is forced to give her…

A new recording of Tobias Picker’s Fantastic Mr. Fox has been released by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP). Gil Rose leads a cast of star singers including John Brancy as Mr. Fox, Edwin Vega as Farmer Bruce, and Elizabeth Futral as Miss Hedgehog. For more information about the new CD and to order a…

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