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• Composer of opera, orchestra, chamber, solo and multimedia works that often explore political, historical, social, and philosophical issues
• Stage and concert works integrate pop, rock, and musical theatre influences into the classical idiom
Dog Days was praised as "one of the most exciting new operas of recent years" (Wall Street Journal)
• Presented internationally by artists and institutions such as Kronos Quartet, eighth blackbird, So Percussion, LA Phil, LA Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, BAM Next Wave, Holland Festival, and Opéra de Montréal
• Founding Artistic Director and drummer of amplified chamber ensemble Newspeak

Works by David T. Little Include:
Soldier Songs (2006/2011) for baritone and amplified septet
Dog Days (2012) opera for 6 singers, 1 actor and amplified chamber ensemble
JFK (2016) Grand opera in two acts
The Conjured Life (2017) for orchestra

Looking Ahead: Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera is presented by Opera Parallèle and SF Jazz (Apr 5-7); 1986 receives its European premiere with the Berlin Academy of American Music, led by Garrett Keast (May 18)

"The premiere of a new work by the composer David T. Little is always worth exploring, and his operas—"Dog Days," "JFK"—reveal him to be an especially powerful composer for the voice." —The New York Times

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