To Do Friday: Dulcet Dane

 To Do Friday: Dulcet Dane

Line Tjornhoj.

Danish composer Line Tjornhoj premieres her new chamber opera Oration. Ms. Tjornhoj is a composer, sound artist and performer whose interests include jazz, ethnic music, Bulgarian women’s voices and throat singers.

She describes her new opera as “a speech for humanity. Oration gives a unique description of the human experience and the love and hate, hope and despair, suffering and joy we see in our lifetimes.”

Center for Contemporary Opera, The Cell Theater, 338 West 23rd Street, (646) 861-2253, 8-10pm, $30.