Cristina has won a Fulbright Open Study award in creative writing to pursue her writing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for 9 months, beginning in February 2020.
“Moon, Bride, Dogs” was selected to be produced by Atlanta’s NANOworks Opera team, which “develops and stages short contemporary operas by emerging North American composers and dedicates itself to raising the spotlight on young composers and librettists to give them a stepping stone to national attention.”
Composer: Ryan Suleiman
Librettist: Cristina Fries
May 10, 2018: Premiere of "Moon, Bride, Dogs," an opera/art-song with the libretto and story written by Cristina Fries, and created in collaboration with Ryan Suleiman, who composed the score. Their performance, along with those of five other collaborative teams, will take place at noon at the Pitzer Center, UC Davis. Performers will be members of the Brooklyn Art Song Society. A video of the full performance will be streamed live on YouTube.
February 20, 2018