The Opera Project was conceived by Tom Cone and Karen Matthews in Fall 2010. The first commissions, including Tom's Love Thy Neighbour (for the libretto see ti-TCR #4), were performed in May 2011. The second set, including La Crise: un drame d'Ubu Moi et Toi, was presented on September 22, 2012. The evening was dedicated to Tom Cone.

Jacqueline Leggatt, composer
Jenny Penberthy, librettist
Mariana Valdes, soprano
Lucy Smith, soprano
Melanie Adams, mezzo-soprano
Lee Plested, bass
Al Cannon, conductor
Janna Sailor, violin
Alana Lopez, violin
Marcus Takizawa, viola
Thomas Weideman, cello

Colin Browne's introduction to The Opera Project and the text of the libretto appear in TCR 3.18 / Fall 2012.

Photograph by Marian Penner Bancroft.

Recording by Matthew Stephanson.