To produce contemporary opera and music-theatre in New York, nationally and abroad. To commission new work, and to nourish the composers, performers and producers of that work.


We see contemporary repertory as fundamentally relevant. We believe that opera must be sustainable in its creation and production. We strive to hear and to amplify the voices and stories that are too seldom heard. We acknowledge the international heritage of opera, and aim to bring global work to New York and to present American repertory to the world.