Thursday, January 27, at 8:00 pm

Marc A. Scorca Hall
National Opera Center

330 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001


2022 Composers Now Festival Opening Event

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 8:00 PM EST

National Opera Center
Marc A. Scorca Hall

330 7th Avenue, 7th Floor
(between 28th and 29th Streets)
Livestreamed to your living room 


The Opening Event of the twelfth annual Composers Now Festival featured a vibrant program of music by living composers hosted by Composers Now founder and artistic director, Tania León.

The Composers Now Visionary Award recognizes members of the arts community who, through their own creative practice and advocacy for others, have made a profound, positive and lasting impact in our culture. This year, the 2022 Composers Now Visionary Award will be presented to:

Announced Soon

Program announced soon

The First Commission Award provides young composers with support aimed to encourage artistic potential and creative development. Selected composers receive a Composers Now commission and world premiere.  This annual award is generously made possible by Michael Minard.  The 2022 First Commission Award is presented to:

Ebun Oguntola
Ebun Oguntola

New Work, TBA

Performers, TBA
Erin Rodgers, mentor 

Performance of a new work by composer Seong Ae Kim and visual artist Andre Veloux created during their December 2021 Composers Now Composers Creative Residency, co-produced with the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Seong Ae Park Andre Veloux
Seong Ae Kim Andre Veloux

Additional composers, works and performers to be announced 

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