Evan has been commisioned to collaborate with world-renowned soprano Tamara Wilson on an original song cycle. More details coming soon!
CD RELEASE FEATURE
Release of new original song “Dantes’s Monologue” on John Riesen’s premiere solo album What You Call Dream. Available for purchase digitally and hard copy here. Coming soon to Spotify and iTunes.
9.28 - 9.29, 2019
A CAPACITY FOR EVIL
Opera MODO World Premiere
Planet Ant, Hamtramck
Director - Danielle Wright, Music Director - Steven McGhee Starring - John Riesen, Gillian Lynn Cotter, Christopher Hodson, and Evan Ross
Excerpts from Ulysses
Source Song Festival
Justin Staebell, tenor and Jordyn Buccholtz, piano
"WHY DO WE RIDE" - COT OPERA FOR ALL
Chicago Opera Theater - Opera for All Student Showcase featuring the premiere of “Why Do We Ride?” - original work for children’s chorus, commissioned by COT
ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE
"On the beach at night alone" is a featured aria from the most current operatic project, The Clef of the Universe, and was premiered this past summer as part of the Fresh Inc Festival. Click here to learn more about this project.
"Evan is truly a pleasure to work with as a composer, librettist, and colleague. His genuine understanding of the human voice combined with his musical prowess makes for a sincerely enjoyable experience as a singer and listener."
JOHN RIESEN / TENOR