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  Boston University’s Opera Institute mounts a new production of Tobias Picker’s acclaimed first opera, Emmeline, directed by Jim Petosa and conducted by William Lumpkin. The production, in the reduced version for chamber orchestra, opens on February 23 at the Boston University Theatre and runs through February 26.   Emmeline, which received its world premiere at […]

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  This season marks the 30th anniversary of Tobias Picker’s beloved orchestral tone-poem, Old and Lost Rivers. Numerous orchestras across the country are celebrating the occasion with performances of the work, beginning on September 16 with the Clear Lake Symphony in Nassau Bay, TX.   The season continues with performances by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Christopher Seaman (October 13), the Quad City […]


Colorado’s Emerald City Opera presents two performances of Tobias Picker’s beloved family opera Fantastic Mr. Fox in a production directed by Erica Olden and conducted by Robert Frankenberry. The production features Picker’s delightful 7-player chamber arrangement of the opera, with performances August 12 and 13 at The Larson Barn in Steamboat Springs, CO. Hailed as “captivating and witty” (The Wall Street Journal), […]

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