MEET THE COMPOSER
A Chamber Opera
Recipient of a 2018 Opera America grant, Michi’s first opera, Murasaki’s Moon, premiered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art over the course of six performances in May of 2019. The opera seamlessly weaves together the ancient and the new, utilizing both traditional Japanese instruments and modern western instruments.
Michi Wiancko discusses her journey from violinist to composer and the process of writing Murasaki’s Moon.