HILLIARD and BORESI
Hilliard and Boresi – Peter Hilliard (composer) (ASCAP) and Matt Boresi (book/lyrics) “specialize in high antics of the comic musical” (DC Theatre Scene), comic opera, and art song. Their chamber opera The Filthy Habit was performed this spring with newly commissioned orchestrations by UrbanArias in Washington, DC, and featured Metropolitan Opera soprano Jennifer Aylmer. (“An uproarious farce!” – DC City Paper) Filthy was performed previously as part of “An Opera Grows in Brooklyn” by American Opera Projects/Opera on Tap, and has been performed at the OPERA America National convention, the National Opera Association National convention and Manhattan Opera Theatre.
Other works by Hilliard and Boresi includes two productions in the New York Musical Theatre Festival: Going Down Swingin’, a jazzy 1950’s take on Don Giovanni (“One of the festival’s most inventive musicals and one of it’s most successful” - Variety. “Subtle and insightful… a thoroughly scrumptious affair” - Backstage. “The best show of the festival… it works perfectly” - Broadway Bullet. NYMF Award for Best Ensemble), and Don Imbroglio - An Opera You Can't Refuse, a modern day opera buffa workshopped at both New York University and the Lark Play Development Center.
and Boresi’s work was performed by Tony nominee Christiane Noll as
part of the York Theatre’s NEO Festival, and they have been
featured twice by New York Theatre Barn at the D-Lounge. They
created the opera-bouffe The
(Alliance Francaise New York), the puppet review Eat
Your Greens: Verdi by Vegetables
(Dixon Place, Open Circle Arts, Great Small Works), and the
performance piece The
Staten Island Grand Operas Administrative Intern Presents: Tosca.
Their choral work, Consider
commissioned and performed by the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Choir,
Anna Crusis Choir, and Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, and their
(a song cycle for baritone), have received numerous performances
across the US.
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