The first prize of the 2020 Catapult Opera's Accelerate Competition, “The Silent Twins” was a project based on Errollyn Wallen's opera. Featuring soprano Victoria Okafor and Mezzo-soprano Briana Hunter the video was directed by Malena Dayen and conducted by David Rosenmeyer, with Sangmin Chae designing the tech and video. 

The Competition was a team-based event intended to inspire innovation and creativity in the realm of socially distanced operatic performance. Teams were given four selection to choose from and had three weeks to put together a video that met categories of music excellence, dramatic integrity, and creativity.

© 2020 by Malena Dayen

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