Continuing its tradition of premiering new works, Batraxoi presented the new chamber opera "Ruwth" by
Lotta Suter and
on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge MA and on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Mason NH Congregational Church. See the Batraxoi
page for streaming audio of the premiere performances of "Yona", "Sarai" and "Ruwth", as well the libretto for each work. The book containing the libretti by Lotta Suter for all three chamber operas in the series that concludes with "Ruwth" is available at
Libretti by Lotta Suter
Based on the Biblical story of Ruth, the ancestress of King David, "Ruwth" continues the series begun with the operas "Yona" and "Sarai". Mark Latham conducted the premiere, with soloists Maria Ferrante as Ruwth, Jayne West as Na'omi and Donald Wilkinson as Boaz.
Batraxoi presented the new chamber opera "Sarai" by Lotta Suter and Robert Griffin on October 19, 2013 and 20, 2013 at the Congregational Church in Mason NH. Based on the Biblical story of Sarai, the wife of Abraham, it continues the series begun with the opera "Yona".
Batraxoi presented the chamber opera "Yona" by Lotta Suter and Robert Griffin in October 2011, based on the Biblical story of Jonah,