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• Composer of opera, orchestra, chamber, solo and multimedia works that often explore political, historical, social, and philosophical issues
• Stage and concert works integrate pop, rock, and musical theatre influences into the classical idiom
Dog Days was praised as "one of the most exciting new operas of recent years" (Wall Street Journal)
• Presented internationally by artists and institutions such as Kronos Quartet, eighth blackbird, So Percussion, LA Phil, LA Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, BAM Next Wave, Holland Festival, and Opéra de Montréal
• Founding Artistic Director and drummer of amplified chamber ensemble Newspeak

Works by David T. Little Include:
JFK (2016) Grand opera in two acts
Dog Days (2012) opera for 6 singers, 1 actor and amplified chamber ensemble
Soldier Songs (2006/2011) for baritone and amplified septet
The Conjured Life (2017) for orchestra
Haunt of Last Nightfall (2010) for percussion quartet and electronics

Looking Ahead: Little’s Black Lodge, written with Anne Waldman, starring Timur Bekbosunov and produced by Beth Morrison Projects, is previewed as a film opera in theaters this fall in select cities, to be announced. October sees the German premiere of David T. Little’s Haunt of Last Nightfall with soloists from the Neuen Philharmonie Westfalen.

"The premiere of a new work by the composer David T. Little is always worth exploring, and his operas—"Dog Days," "JFK"—reveal him to be an especially powerful composer for the voice." —The New York Times

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