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Friday, October 23 • 5:20pm - 5:30pm
A Marvelous Order - An Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs

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For the finale to the 2015 MAS Summit for New York City, MAS is proud to present a special excerpt from the forthcoming opera about two visionary urban theorists: Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs. It’s a story about those who live in cities and the power struggle that exists in striving to build the city we want. Visit mosesjacobsopera.com to hear more about this new work in development.


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Joshua Frankel

Director, A Marvelous Order - An Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs
Joshua Frankel is a director, animator and visual artist. He grew up in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York City in a building filled with musicians, actors and dancers. He spent most of his youth listening to hiphop and trying not to let anyone take his lunch money.  | | His work intersects with questions of urbanism from several angles. Frankel’s most recent film, PLAN OF THE CITY, creates exhilarating fantasy by inverting what... Read More →
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Judd Greenstein

Composer, A Marvelous Order - An Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs
Judd Greenstein is a Brooklyn-based composer of structurally complex, viscerally engaging works for varied instrumentation. His work has been heard at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music, Amsterdam's Musiekgebouw, the Bang on a Can Marathon, and the MusicNOW festival; recent commissions include those from the Minnesota Orchestra, the Alabama Symphony, the Claremont Trio, ETHEL, yMusic, and Roomful of Teeth... Read More →


Friday October 23, 2015 5:20pm - 5:30pm
The TimesCenter

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