For Sale

  • a short opera for two singers (soprano and tenor) and string quartet

  • Duration 14'



this work won second prize in the Ivan Spassov composing competition (2016) and was shortlisted for Hartford Opera Theater's New in November competition (2017)

performance history

2016 - world premiere - Hanwell, London W7 - in concert - Rebecca Lea, William Petter, string quartet

2024 - US premiere - CloudCity, Brooklyn, NY - Grace Tyson, Alana Manead, with Amber Sherer (piano)

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The libretto, in its entirety, is "For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn." [an anonymous text - often incorrectly ascribed to Ernest Hemingway]