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Inspired by a Rumi verse, soprano Laura Bohn and pianist Mila Henry offer a modern take on Poulenc and Cocteau's opera La voix humaine.

Mila Henry

NY
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MILA HENRY is a pianist, coach, and music director who specializes in music theater projects and vocal chamber music. Lauded for her "sublime" playing (Feast of Music) and heralding orchestral scores of "incredible range and color" (OperaPulse), Mila is an integral member of New York's contemporary opera community. She regularly collaborates with Beth Morrison Projects, HERE and their PROTOTYPE festival, from répétiteur for The Scarlet Ibis and Angel's Bone to performer in Thumbprint, La Reina (with American Lyric Theater) and Mata Hari. Additional BMP shows include Persona (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum with Either/Or), the difficulty of crossing a field (Cantaloupe Music), Song from the UproarAnatomy Theater (LA Opera) and Ouroboros Trilogy (Arts Emerson). She was Assistant Conductor for the premieres of The Blind (Lincoln Center Festival), As One (BAM) and Harriet Tubman (Irondale Center) with American Opera Projects, and Vocal Director for Ripe Time's Obie-winning The World is Round (BAM). Her concert work includes VisionIntoArt's FERUS Festival (The Stone), The Phoenix Concerts, OPERA America's Creators in Concert (Missy Mazzoli, Anthony Davis) and appearances with The Curiosity Cabinet, Hotel Elefant, Opera Noire and Opera on Tap. Mila lives in Brooklyn with her husband, guitarist James Moore. milahenry.com

Soprano LAURA BOHN, "an amazing blend of vocal splendor and physical virtuosity" (S.F. Chronicle) is making her mark as a dynamic presence on international stages. Recent performances include The Duchess in Adés' Powder Her Face at West Edge Opera, the monodrama Black Water with the Center for Contemporary Opera and Ino in Händel's Semele at Operadagen Rotterdam with the Hague Philharmonic. Other recent highlights include Lucha in The Industry's Hopscotch mobile-opera in LA, the premiere of DJ Moz'art, a dance opera which toured the Netherlands and Belgium in 2014, and Nerone in MonteverdISH, a hiphop breakdance adaptation of L'incoronazione di Poppea which toured Europe in 2013 and 2011. LauraBohn.com