We are different. We are one.
American comic opera in one act
by Derrick Wang
Libretto by the composer
Inspired by the opinions of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia and by the “operatic precedent” of Händel, Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Offenbach, Bizet, Sullivan, Puccini, Strauss, et al.
Scalia/Ginsburg is an American comic opera by composer-librettist Derrick Wang about the unlikely friendship of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia.
Launched at a special presentation at the Supreme Court of the United States in 2013, Scalia/Ginsburg received its world premiere production in 2015 at renowned conductor Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, followed by a sold-out second production in 2017 at The Glimmerglass Festival.
Conductor: Louis Burkot
Director: Audrey Chait
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Emily Misch, soprano
Justice Antonin Scalia: Derek Jackenheimer, tenor
The Commentator, a celestial bureaucrat: Will Meinert, bass
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