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BWW Reviews: Big Voices, Not Big Names, Reign at the Met Summer Recital Series Opener in Central Park BWW Reviews: Big Voices, Not Big Names, Reign at the Met Summer Recital Series Opener in Central Park
by Richard Sasanow - June 27, 2014

I'd call it “love at first sight” (or, more properly, “first hearing”), but this wasn't the first time I'd heard mezzo Jamie Barton. And I certainly hope it won't be the last. Her performances at opening of this year's Summer Recital Series from the Metropolitan Opera at Central Park's SummerStage i... (more...)
Metropolitan Opera's 2014 Summer Recital Series Begins 6/23 Metropolitan Opera's 2014 Summer Recital Series Begins 6/23
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera's two popular series of free summer events, the Summer Recital Series and the Summer HD Festival, will return in 2014. For the sixth consecutive year, the Met will present operatic recitals in parks in all five boroughs, as well as a ten-day outdoor festival at Lincoln Center ... (more...)
The Metropolitan Opera Cancels Final Summer Recital Performance Due to Weather The Metropolitan Opera Cancels Final Summer Recital Performance Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2013

Due to inclement weather conditions, tonight's final Summer Recital has been canceled. Scheduled performers were Ying Fang, soprano, Mario Chang, tenor, Brandon Cedel, bass-baritone, Bradley Moore, pianist. The only other previous cancelled event included the Staten Island performance.... (more...)
The Metropolitan Opera Cancels Evening Recital Due to Weather, 7/25 The Metropolitan Opera Cancels Evening Recital Due to Weather, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera has cancelled the evening recitals scheduled for Thursday, July 25, 2013 due to inclement weather. The recital will not be rescheduled.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Met Recital in Central Park is a Tour of the High Cs (and Higher) BWW Reviews: Met Recital in Central Park is a Tour of the High Cs (and Higher)
by Richard Sasanow - July 18, 2013

When last heard on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, mezzo Isabel Leonard and soprano Erin Morley were a couple of nuns on their way to the guillotine in LES DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES. This time around, the two women--along with tenor Stephen Costello--kicked off the Met's Summer Recital Series at... (more...)
The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series Features Soprano Erin Morley, Tonight! The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series Features Soprano Erin Morley, Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2013

The Met's annual concert series in New York City parks is one of the most popular summer traditions in the city. The Summer Recital Series returns in 2013 with six performances in the parks of all five boroughs. The series kicks off with a concert at Central Park SummerStage on July 16, featuring ri... (more...)
Stephen Costello Sings in Met Opera's Summer Recital Series; Heads to San Fran and UK Stephen Costello Sings in Met Opera's Summer Recital Series; Heads to San Fran and UK
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2013

Richard Tucker Award-winning tenor Stephen Costello looks forward to singing opera arias and duets al fresco on both sides of the Atlantic this summer, with appearances in New York's Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series (tonight, July 16 & 19); with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra at the city'... (more...)
Richard Tucker Music Foundation Winners Launch the Met's 2013 Summer Recital Series Today Richard Tucker Music Foundation Winners Launch the Met's 2013 Summer Recital Series Today
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2013

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is happy to note that all three of the singers chosen to launch the Metropolitan Opera's fifth annual free Summer Recital Series are recent Foundation awardees. Presenting a program of arias, duets, and show-tunes at the Central Park SummerStage today, July 16, th... (more...)
Richard Tucker Music Foundation Winners to Launch the Met's 2013 Summer Recital Series, 7/16 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Winners to Launch the Met's 2013 Summer Recital Series, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2013

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is happy to note that all three of the singers chosen to launch the Metropolitan Opera's fifth annual free Summer Recital Series are recent Foundation awardees. Presenting a program of arias, duets, and show-tunes at the Central Park SummerStage onTuesday, July 16... (more...)
Stephen Costello to Sing in Met Opera's Summer Recital Series; Heads to San Fran and UK Stephen Costello to Sing in Met Opera's Summer Recital Series; Heads to San Fran and UK
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2013

Richard Tucker Award-winning tenor Stephen Costello looks forward to singing opera arias and duets al fresco on both sides of the Atlantic this summer, with appearances in New York's Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series (July 16 & 19); with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra at the city's Stern G... (more...)
Metropolitan Opera Recital Schedule at SummerStage Metropolitan Opera Recital Schedule at SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera and SummerStage continue their long-time collaboration to present some of The Met's finest young singers in showcase recitals taking place across New York City.... (more...)
DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES to Return to the Met on 5/4 DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES to Return to the Met on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2013

Dialogues des Carmelites, Poulenc's opera about a group of nuns whose faith is tested under the Terror of the French Revolution, will return to the Met repertory on May 4 for the first time since 2002. In role debuts, Isabel Leonard will sing the naive aristocrat Blanche de la Force and Patricia Rac... (more...)
The Metropolitan Opera Announces the Return of Summer Recital Series and Summer HD Festival The Metropolitan Opera Announces the Return of Summer Recital Series and Summer HD Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera announced the return of its two popular series of free summer events, the Summer Recital Series and the Summer HD Festival. For the fifth consecutive year, the Met will present operatic recitals in parks in all five boroughs, as well as a ten-day outdoor festival of encore scr... (more...)





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