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The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist ProgramThe Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
July 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership ... (more...)


Meredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York CityMeredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York City
July 11, 2014

New York City will resound with the sound of Meredith Monk's music as her 50th anniversary is celebrated far and wide in venues large and small—from (Le) Poisson Rouge to Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall t... (more...)


Linda Miller to Bring THE LEGENDARY LADIES OF MUSIC to Stage 72, 7/13Linda Miller to Bring THE LEGENDARY LADIES OF MUSIC to Stage 72, 7/13
July 07, 2014

The Legendary Ladies of Music Starring Linda Miller Sunday, July 13 @ 3pm Stage 72 @ The Triad 158 W. 72nd Street, 2nd Floor bet. Columbus & Amsterdam Aves. Tickets:Available at Door $20, plus 2 Drink... (more...)


Elizabeth A. Sackler Elected First Woman Board Chair of Brooklyn MuseumElizabeth A. Sackler Elected First Woman Board Chair of Brooklyn Museum
June 27, 2014

The Members of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Museum have elected Elizabeth A. Sackler, Board member since 2000, as the Museum's Chair. Dr. Sackler, the first woman in the nearly 200-year histo... (more...)


UBUNTU: MUSIC AND ARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA, Joyce DiDonato, Audra McDonald and More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 Classical Music SeasonUBUNTU: MUSIC AND ARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA, Joyce DiDonato, Audra McDonald and More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 Classical Music Season
June 11, 2014

Summer is just around the corner, and we are looking ahead in anticipation to the start of Carnegie Hall's 2014-2015 season! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall, including det... (more...)


Singer JESSYE NORMAN on PBS NewsHour TonightSinger JESSYE NORMAN on PBS NewsHour Tonight
May 30, 2014

While singer Jessye Norman's voice is known across the globe for its size, power, range and beauty, few people know that she credits her middle school choral director for helping her find it. (more...)


Music Icon Quincy Jones to Receive 99th NAACP Spingarn MedalMusic Icon Quincy Jones to Receive 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal
May 30, 2014

Media impresario and humanitarian Quincy Jones has been selected as the 99th recipient of the Spingarn Medal. Jones will receive the distinguished medal on July 23rd at 105th NAACP National Conventio... (more...)


Center Stage Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 6/7-8Center Stage Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 6/7-8
May 21, 2014

Center Stage Opera concludes its 2013-14 season with one of the most beloved operas of all-time, Puccini's Madama Butterfly. The tragic, tender story of a Japanese girl and and an American naval offic... (more...)


Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Atlanta (more...)


Defeating Lupus is in the BagDefeating Lupus is in the Bag
April 28, 2014

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Hundreds of leaders in New York's fashion, entertainment, travel, philanthropic and lupus communities turned out to support the fight against lupus at the S.L.E.... (more...)


Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19
April 22, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF), in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Scho... (more...)


Bill T. Jones and Bjorn Amelan to Receive STREB's Action Maverick Award, 5/8Bill T. Jones and Bjorn Amelan to Receive STREB's Action Maverick Award, 5/8
April 14, 2014

What is an Action Maverick? An original. A person that breaks the rules, re-interprets or establishes new parameters of their craft. A risk taker. A hero. Each year STREB honors the courage, strength,... (more...)


WPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson TonightWPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight
April 12, 2014

Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman, composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman ... (more...)


NYFOS Announces Its 2014 Spring Gala, REMEMBERING LENNY, 4/28NYFOS Announces Its 2014 Spring Gala, REMEMBERING LENNY, 4/28
April 11, 2014

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG has announced its star-studded 2014 spring gala, Remembering Lenny, celebrating the life of Leonard Bernstein with a performance on Monday, April 28 at 6:30PM at Weill Recita... (more...)


Broadway Vet Lawrence Hamilton Dies at 59Broadway Vet Lawrence Hamilton Dies at 59
April 05, 2014

Lawrence Hamilton, the elegant and commanding musical theater artist and one of Broadway's leading men, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City due to... (more...)


Mandy Patinkin Performs With Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall TonightMandy Patinkin Performs With Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall Tonight
April 05, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Sy... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs with MANDY PATINKIN TonightPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs with MANDY PATINKIN Tonight
April 05, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Sy... (more...)


Mandy Patinkin to Perform With Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall, 4/5Mandy Patinkin to Perform With Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall, 4/5
March 17, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Sy... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform with MANDY PATINKIN, 4/5The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform with MANDY PATINKIN, 4/5
March 17, 2014

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. The acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller will appear on the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Sy... (more...)


Barbara Cook, Marilyn Horne, Hal Prince and More Set for NYFOS Gala, Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, 4/28Barbara Cook, Marilyn Horne, Hal Prince and More Set for NYFOS Gala, Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, 4/28
March 13, 2014

New York Festival of Song announces 'Remembering Lenny', A Gala Celebration of Leonard Bernstein (Founding Advisor NYFOS). NYFOS Artistic Directors and pianists STEVEN BLIER and MICHAEL BARRETT host a... (more...)


Photo Flash: Inside Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 Vision Gala, Honoring Patti LaBellePhoto Flash: Inside Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 Vision Gala, Honoring Patti LaBelle
February 26, 2014

Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) held its 2014 Vision 2014 Gala on February 25th at Cipriani 42 in New York City. As Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates its 45th Anniversary, this year's gala was themed '... (more...)


Sonny Rollins and Doxy Records Sign Distribution Agreement with Sony Music Masterworks/OKehSonny Rollins and Doxy Records Sign Distribution Agreement with Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh
February 20, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has signed a distribution agreement with Sony Music Masterworks and its jazz imprint OKeh Records for the release of his new Doxy R... (more...)


Meredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, ResidenciesMeredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, Residencies
February 11, 2014

Five decades later and still blazing new trails, Meredith Monk began preparation for her Fiftieth Year celebration with the January 29 announcement of her appointment as the 2014/15 Richard and Barbar... (more...)


Harris Theater Presents Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica TonightHarris Theater Presents Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica Tonight
February 07, 2014

Due to the sudden death of guest vocalist Alexei Mochalov's wife, tonight's February 7 program of Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica at the Harris Theater has been changed. Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Conce... (more...)


Harris Theater Announces Change for Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica, 2/7Harris Theater Announces Change for Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica, 2/7
February 04, 2014

Due to the sudden death of guest vocalist Alexei Mochalov's wife, the Friday, February 7 program of Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica at the Harris Theater has been changed. Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Con... (more...)







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