Patrick Soluri is a multi-talented composer based in New York City who specializes in dramatic music for orchestra, ballet, opera, film & TV. His love of telling stories through music is evident by a large body of work and commissions for the stage, screen and concert hall. His music is performed regularly at venue such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and around the US and around the world. He has studied with many illustrious composers and musicians and received numerous honors and recognitions. In addition to composing, his abilities have also enabled him to work fluidly as an orchestrator and music producer in numerous styles of music... (more)
- (opera) ALBERT NOBBS showcased by ALT during Opera America's New Works Forum
Sunday, Jan 14th - Merkin Concert Hall (NYC)
A one-night-only concert performance and showcase of ALBERT NOBBS, a new full-length opera that is in-the-works by composer Patrick Soluri and librettist Deborah Brevoort. It was presented by American Lyric Theater as part of OPERA America's "New Works Forum" - a mini conference focusing on new opera. The showcase, open to the public, and presented a piano reduction of the first three scenes (which run about 30 min.), with chorus and soloists. An aria and 1st scene w/chorus were recently added to the original 20 min segment commissioned by the 2018 Pelicotti Opera Prize.
- (ballet) Sold-Out World Premier at Bordeaux National Ballet (France)
March 30 to April 7, 2017 in Grand Theatre de Bordeaux
The newest ballet "JUST BEFORE NOW" by the collaborative team of Xenia Wiest (choreographer), Patrick Soluri (music), and Melanie Jane Frost (costumes), was premiered March 30, 2017 by Ballet de l'Opéra National de Bordeaux. It received 8 sold-out performances last season at the historical and gorgeous Grand Theatre de Bordeaux(built in 1780). The work was commissioned as the Grande Prixe / 1st place prize of the Concours de jeunes chorégraphes de Biarritzin with their previous work "TO BE CONTINUED," which was originally commissioned and performed by Staatsballett Berlin.
- (opera) 10 min operas performed in Singapore.
Three of Mr Soluri's short comic operas (10 min or less) were performed by L'arietta Singapore between July and November 2016. The four 1min opera haikus "Tragedy of Count Alfredo von Nibelungen" performed at the Shangri-La Island Ballroom on July 20, 2016 and at NightFest on August 19th. "Figaro's Last Hangover" and "Figaro & The Zombie Apocalypse" performed at the Aliwal Arts Centre on November 5th and 6th (both mattinee & evening).
- (ballet) TO BE CONTINUED wins Grande Prixe in internationl choreographic competition.
The ballet TO BE CONTINUED won 1st place in the Concours de jeunes chorégraphes de Biarritz in April 2016. The prize is a commission for a new piece for Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux. TO BE CONTINUED was originally created by the collaborative team of Xenia Wiest (choreographer), Patrick Soluri (music), Melanie Jane Frost (costumes), and commissioned by Staatsballett Berlin in 2009 and premiered in January 2010 at Komische Oper Berlin where it was performed 18 times over two seasons.
- (opera) ALBERT NOBBS a finalist in the 2018 Pellicciotti Opera Composition Prize.
Deborah Brevoort (librettist) and Patrick Soluri (composer) won the first round in the 2018 Pellicciotti Opera Composition Prize for their proposed full-length opera based on the acclaimed novel ALBERT NOBBS. For the second and final round of the competition, they were commissioned to write 20 minutes of the opera which was workshopped in September 2016 alongside projects of the three other teams of finalists, including esteemed colleagues Tom Cipullo (winner), Anthony Davis, and Lori Laitman. An archival recording of the workshop performance is available and we are looking for co-commissioners and producing partners to complete this work.
- (opera) EMBEDDED has full production in Fort Worth Opera's 2016 Season.
Fort Worth Opera performed the one-act opera, "EMBEDDED" (music by Patrick Soluri and libretto by Deborah Brevoort) as part of their 2016 Season. This fully staged production was co-produced with Fargo-Moorehead Opera where it received its world premiere in 2014, and was originally commissioned by American Lyric Theater (ALT) as part of the "Poe Project". EMBEDDED was also one of the winners of the 2013 FRONTIERS opera competition by Fort Worth Opera, and showcased during their Festival.
- About FortWorth Opera's 2016 Season - StarTeleagram
ALT Operas in Fort Worth - Broadway World
FWO "Frontiers" Competition - www.fwopera.org
- THE SALON / Prohibition Productions
Patrick's "Prohibition Production LLC" produces vintage themed events in New York City that are at the forefront of retro-nouveau scene according to NY Times, Time Out NY, and Wall Street Journal, among others. More info at www.thesalon.biz
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