Rene Orth | The Orchard Project

Rene Orth

NYC Greenhouse

Years: 2019

Rene Orth is a composer that "breaks new ground" (Opera News), writing music described as “...always dramatic, reflective, rarely predictable, and often electronic” (Musical America). She currently serves as Opera Philadelphia’s 6th Composer in Residence. Her work has been performed by a variety of opera companies and orchestras, including Berkeley Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Festival d’Aix en Provence, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Philadelphia and Washington National Opera. She has collaborated with notable artists and ensembles such as the Del Sol, Dover and Aizuri Quartets, Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, Mezzo Daniela Mack Shrader, Seraph Brass, Rock School of Dance, and Pennsylvania Ballet. She is a recipient of a 2016 OPERA America Discovery Grant and has held residencies at the artist colonies of Yaddo and Virginia Center for Creative Arts.