Lyrics

  • DREAMS OF WATER BEYOND ONE'S DEPTH (2017)

    Opera-in-progress by Joan La Barbara with libretto by Monique Truong

  • THE WANDERLUSTING OF JOSEPH C. (2017)

    Song cycle by Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong

    Premiere:

    Joan La Barbara, Lauren Flanigan, Mario Diaz-Moresco, Julia Meadows, and Ne(x)tworks

    [GENERATE] Joan La Barbara

    May 24, 2017

    Roulette, New York City

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  • A MURMURATION FOR CHIBOK (2016)

    Choral work by Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong

    Premiere:

    Young People's Chorus of New York City

    Transient Glory Concert

    November 4, 2016

    National Sawdust, New York City

    Read review | Download PDF

    Selected performances:

    Young People's Chorus of New York City

    Tampere Vocal Music Festival

    June 6, 2017

    Ylöjärvi Church, Tampere, Finland

    Read Review (Finnish) | Download PDF

    Young People's Chorus of New York City

    Bang on a Can Marathon

    May 7, 2017

    Brooklyn Museum, New York City

    see/hear performance

    Young People's Chorus of New York City

    Transient Glory Concert

    November 6, 2016

    Merkin Concert Hall, New York City

  • The Dream of Ariadne (or Joseph Cornell Observes a Constellation of Regrets) (2014)

    Song by Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong

    Premiere:

    Joan La Barbara

    "Born into Flames" series

    October 3, 2014

    Spectrum, New York City