The Mile-Long Opera, a citywide public engagement project, brought together 1,000 singers from across New York for free performances on the High Line, October 3—8, 2018.  Co-created by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, with words and lyrics by acclaimed poets Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine, The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective, free choral work that shares personal stories from hundreds of New Yorkers about life in our rapidly changing city.       CO-CREATOR: DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO    CO-CREATOR, COMPOSER: DAVID LANG    LIBRETTIST: ANNE CARSON    ESSAYIST: CLAUDIA RANKINE    DIRECTOR: ELIZABETH DILLER    DIRECTOR: LYNSEY PEISINGER    SOUND DESIGNER: JODY ELFF    LIGHTING DESIGNER: JOHN TORRES    COSTUME DESIGNER: CARLOS SOTO
       
     
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  The Mile-Long Opera, a citywide public engagement project, brought together 1,000 singers from across New York for free performances on the High Line, October 3—8, 2018.  Co-created by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, with words and lyrics by acclaimed poets Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine, The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective, free choral work that shares personal stories from hundreds of New Yorkers about life in our rapidly changing city.       CO-CREATOR: DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO    CO-CREATOR, COMPOSER: DAVID LANG    LIBRETTIST: ANNE CARSON    ESSAYIST: CLAUDIA RANKINE    DIRECTOR: ELIZABETH DILLER    DIRECTOR: LYNSEY PEISINGER    SOUND DESIGNER: JODY ELFF    LIGHTING DESIGNER: JOHN TORRES    COSTUME DESIGNER: CARLOS SOTO
       
     

The Mile-Long Opera, a citywide public engagement project, brought together 1,000 singers from across New York for free performances on the High Line, October 3—8, 2018.

Co-created by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, with words and lyrics by acclaimed poets Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine, The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective, free choral work that shares personal stories from hundreds of New Yorkers about life in our rapidly changing city.

CO-CREATOR: DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO

CO-CREATOR, COMPOSER: DAVID LANG

LIBRETTIST: ANNE CARSON

ESSAYIST: CLAUDIA RANKINE

DIRECTOR: ELIZABETH DILLER

DIRECTOR: LYNSEY PEISINGER

SOUND DESIGNER: JODY ELFF

LIGHTING DESIGNER: JOHN TORRES

COSTUME DESIGNER: CARLOS SOTO

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