Class Notes: From “Oratorio For Living Things,” Heather Christian, Composer


Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Heather Christian, Composer, from “Oratorio For Living Things”

Heather Christian

Heather Christian (Composer) is an Obie Award-winning composer/playwright/performer and 2019 Sundance Time Warner Fellow. She was Ars Nova resident artist in 2015 & 2016. Christian makes original performance work (Animal Wisdom, The Bushwick Starr; Mission Drift, National Theatre, London; The World Is Round, BAM,) as well as scores film (The Shivering Truth, Adult Swim; Lemon; Gregory Go Boom, Sundance Grand Jury Prize) and has released nine records with her band Heather Christian & the Arbornauts. She is an Ars Nova commissioned artist and a 2019 Steinberg Commission at Playwrights Horizons.

Dito van Reigersberg and Barrie Lobo McLain
Oratorio For Living Things Photo by Ben Arons

Oratorio For Living Things
Extended Through May 15, 2022
Ars Nova @ Greenwich House
27 Barrow Street
New York, NY 10014

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