Emerald Tablet Kickstarter

We are two days into a kickstarter to create a professional recording of our original musical setting of The Emerald Tablet. Help us reach our goal and make this record happen! We have to meet the goal this month, and it’s all-or-nothing. There are many perks available including the recording itself, an Emerald Tablet poster,

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Seeking Troupe Baritone!

Cult of Orpheus is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, and forming a troupe! We are currently seeking an operatic baritone based in the Portland, Oregon area. As we grow and premiere new works it’s the perfect time to join forces with Portland’s only all-original opera and art-song company! As a troupe member, you will

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Volunteer and make Portland the Underground Opera capital!

Cult of Orpheus needs devoted volunteers to help create a cultural movement around underground opera. We are building crazy cool original works that involve community and utilize the craft of lyrical, poetic music creation to the utmost. We are Portland’s only all-original art song and opera company. We want underground, original opera to be Portland’s

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New opera: call for stories from Portland authors

Cult of Orpheus • underground opera CALL FOR STORIES FROM PORTLAND AUTHORS fiction • memoir • dramatic scenes • published or unpublishedcomic, poignant, weird, etc. • excerpts/abridgements okay Cult of Orpheus, creator of Viva’s Holiday, is creating a new production in 2017 in collaboration with local authors. This operatic “anthology” will feature three to five stories

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Keep Classical Music Weird! Vote for Cult of Orpheus in WWeek Poll

We’ve made the final round! Please head on over to the Willamette Week reader’s poll and vote for the only underground opera company in the running: Cult of Orpheus! We are in the Arts & Culture category under “Classical Artist.” Thanks to all who voted to get us on the final ballot!

Call for auditions: violoncello

Cult of Orpheus is seeking a cellist to record, perform, and tour in the coming months. You’ll work with composer / producer Christopher Corbell, who is adding cello parts to the Sonnets project, which will become a full-length album this year. Recording is slated for early summer, and a brief supporting tour will happen in

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