Three Way explores the possible future –
and the eternal questions of love, sex, and need.
Danielle Pastin appears first in The Companion, the first opera in the trio, as Maya, a young professional who's professional life has left little time for a personal one. In an effort to fulfill her needs, she has purchased a biometric android named Joe. Despite the fact that Joe has been programmed to take care of Maya's every need, she still feels that something is lacking...
Danielle Pastin reappears as Masha in Masquerade, the third opera in the trio! Masquerade dramatizes a party at a mansion in which four couples don masks and shed their outer selves. Masha is a regular party goer who likes making new friends...
American Modern Recordings is excited to release the world premiere recording of Three Way, a "titillating and clever" (TimeOur New York) trio of one-act operas for eight singers and chamber orchestra, and hailed as "an excellent comic opera that will appeal to audiences well steeped in opera, as well as those who are new to the experience" (Opera News).
Featuring the Nashville Opera conducted by Dean Williamson, with Eliza Bonet, Melisa Bonetti, Samuel Levine, Wes Mason, Danielle Pastin, Courtney Ruckman, Jordan Rutter, and Matthew Treviño. Produced by multi-Grammy® winning producer Blanton Alspaugh and recorded at world-famous Ocean Way Nashville Studios.