Miriam Seidel

Hi and wel­come! This is where I explore stuff that invites us to see the world in a more expan­sive way. Check out my posts in these areas:

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  • Violet Fire, an opera about Nikola TeslaTes­la, record­ed
    In New Opera & Per­for­mance, Niko­la Tes­la
    Vio­let Fire, the opera about Niko­la Tes­la that I worked on as libret­tist with com­pos­er Jon Gib­son, is final­ly get­ting a stu­dio record­ing! It’s a lit­tle late—the world pre­miere and U.S. pre­miere hap­pened in Bel­grade and New York in 2006—but I’m still excit­ed. Last week, Jon con­vened a stel­lar group of musi­cians at a record­ing stu­dio in Brook­lyn to lay down tracks for the record­ing. I was able to sit in one day as the solo singers record­ed their parts. They includ­ed Scott Mur­phree, who played our orig­i­nal Tes­la; Peter Stew­art, our orig­i­nal Mark Twain; Solange […]