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Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015
by BWW - Aug 9, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 SeasonSan Francisco Girls Chorus Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

San Francisco, CA August 7, 2015 – San Francisco Girls Chorus Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa has announced details of the 37-year-old, five-time Grammy Award-winning Chorus' 2015-2016 season, which will feature premieres by leading American composers and performances with a variety of noted guest artists. The four-program season runs October 30, 2015 through June 12, 2016 in San Francisco and the East Bay and features premieres by Aaron Jay Kernis, Gabriel Kahane and Theo Bleckmann and guest artists including New York early music ensemble TENET, soprano Deborah Voigt in a special American Christmas program at Davies Hall, cellist Joshua Roman and composer-pianist Timo Andres, all conducted by Music Director Valérie Sainte-Agathe. The season will be preceded by a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Venezuela's celebrated Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and others under the baton of sensational conductor and LA Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel September 25 at UC Berkeley's Greek Theatre. At the other end of the season will be the Chorus' return to New York's Lincoln Center in performances of music by Kernis, Kahane, Bleckmann and Bielawa. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org .  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Well-Strung at It Again with New Take on Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space'STAGE TUBE: Well-Strung at It Again with New Take on Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space'
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2015

Well-Strung, the pop/classical fusion group, released their second music video today titled "Blank Space (Feat. Johann Sebastian Bach)" in advance of their new album POPssical due this October. The video can be viewed on their YouTube channel and the single can be downloaded on iTunes. (more...)

Happy Birthday to Singing Superstar Deborah Voigt!Happy Birthday to Singing Superstar Deborah Voigt!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Happy Birthday Deborah Voigt! On the heels of a sell-out for 'Deborah Voigt: Voight Lessons', this past weekend at The Art House in Provincetown, MA, we want to celebrate 'Debbie's' birthday, where we found out, on this day, that she's teaching at Glimmerglass. 'Mark Cortale Presents' has his Broadway Series at The Art House in Provincetown for the 2015 Summer Season, where the show was standing room only. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 SeasonKelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

New York City's famed Collegiate Chorale - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - announced four strategic initiatives that position the organization for its next phase of performing excellence. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks P'town: Well-Strung, Roslyn Kind & Deborah VoigtEXCLUSIVE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks P'town: Well-Strung, Roslyn Kind & Deborah Voigt
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 29, 2015

'If you had told me just a year ago that 3 shows I was a part of would be playing Provincetown this summer, I would have not believed you.' Those were the first words out of Richard Jay-Alexander's mouth when asked how the summer was planned. He is as surprised as anyone and has stories about each ACT. (more...)

Opera Star Deborah Voigt to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/2Opera Star Deborah Voigt to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

 The Art House in Provincetown, MA, headed by Mark Cortale, will present Metropolitan Opera Star Deborah Voigt in "Voigt Lessons" created by Terrence McNally, Francesca Zambello and Deborah Voigt, for one night only on August 2 at 6:30 PM. Music Direction is by Kevin Stites, and the production is Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. "Voigt Lessons" was originally created by the Glimmerglass Opera in 2011. This performance will mark Ms. Voigt's Provincetown debut as part of the critically acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House concert series. For tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com  or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Merola Opera to End Summer with Grand Finale Performance, 8/22Merola Opera to End Summer with Grand Finale Performance, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2015 – The Merola Opera Program's Summer Festival concludes with its 2015 artists performing in the Merola Grand Finale Saturday, August 22 at 7:30 pm at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. Conductor Antony Walker will lead the orchestra and 2015 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Mo Zhou will stage the program, featuring works by Gounod, Bellini, Tchaikovsky, Jake Heggie, Nikolai, Verdi, Rossini, Humperdinck, Mascagni, and Offenbach. The performance is a culmination of the 12-week Merola Opera training program, and all 23 of the 2015 Merola singers will perform, under the coaching and direction of their fellow artists. A special artists' reception follows the Grand Finale (tickets sold separately). (more...)

Well-Strung Performs for Hillary Clinton After 'Chelsea's Mom' Goes ViralWell-Strung Performs for Hillary Clinton After 'Chelsea's Mom' Goes Viral
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

When the all-male musical foursome Well-Strung released their new video 'Chelsea's Mom' on YouTube just over a week ago, the resulting chain of events was something that not even the most powerful entertainment moguls could have engineered, let alone an indie pop-classical singing string quartet. (more...)

IN THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: WELL-STRUNG Opens Their New Residency in Provincetown Tonight!IN THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: WELL-STRUNG Opens Their New Residency in Provincetown Tonight!
by Walter McBride - Jul 3, 2015

Walter McBride was given exclusive access to a rehearsal in New York and we have some wonderful pictures to share with you as we enter this 4th of July Weekend. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Well-Strung Rallies for Hillary Clinton with Political Jam 'Chelsea's Mom'STAGE TUBE: Well-Strung Rallies for Hillary Clinton with Political Jam 'Chelsea's Mom'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2015

When it comes to either their signature pop-classical mashups - or their politics for that matter - Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, wears its heart on its sleeve. For the first single from their upcoming new album titled 'POPssical', due out in early October, the group debuts their new music video 'Chelsea's Mom' today on YouTube. The video is Well-Strung's inventive take on the Fountains of Wayne hit 'Stacy's Mom', reimagined as a tribute to 2016 Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The musical arrangement for strings is by Well-Strung with lyrics by Well-Strung, Jeffery Roberson & Jacques Lamarre. The video was filmed by Blake Drummond, edited by Randy Rainbow and was produced by Mark Cortale, Matt Farber and Well-Strung. (more...)

Well-Strung to Premiere New Show in Provincetown This SummerWell-Strung to Premiere New Show in Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to Provincetown on July 1 to debut their brand new show 'Summer Lovin' directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. The show arrives in conjunction with the launch of the group's Kickstarter campaign for their new CD entitled 'POPssical' scheduled for release this fall. For 'Summer Lovin' tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Groff, Tyne Daly and More at Lapham's Quarterly DECADES BALL: THE 1780sPhoto Flash: Jonathan Groff, Tyne Daly and More at Lapham's Quarterly DECADES BALL: THE 1780s
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Lapham's Quarterly (Editor and Publisher Lewis Lapham) hosted their DECADES BALL: The 1780s last night, June 1 at Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway). The evening celebrated the 80th birthday of Lewis Lapham, who established the acclaimed literary magazine in 2007. BroadwayWorld has photos from the gala below! (more...)

Summer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the NortheastSummer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the Northeast
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 1, 2015

The new opera season doesn't start till September at the earliest. What's an opera fan to do until the Met's curtain goes up on September 21? Well, with a little bit of effort, opera in New York and the surrounding states during the summer months can offer quite a bit. (more...)

Well-Strung to Perform at URBO in New York, 5/28Well-Strung to Perform at URBO in New York, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, have just announced that they will return to New York with their latest production, 'POPssical' on Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 PM for one show only, at the new venue URBO, located at 11 Times Square, at 42nd St. & 8th Avenue. 'POPssical' is written and performed by Well-Strung, starring Edmund Bagnell, Christopher Marchant, Daniel Shevlin and Trevor Wadleigh, with musical arrangements by Well-Strung, Dana Levinson and Bruce Carter, and directed by Donna Drake. For tickets please visit: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1626705 or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 20, 2015—A grand, meaningful and operatic evening of music awaits, as Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony's final concert of his 25th anniversary season, “Fire and Water,” a program representing the innovative and defining characteristics of the orchestra. Furthering St.Clair's commitment to new music, the evening includes the world premiere of “Siren Songs” by Laura Karpman, accompanied by video and animation by Tempe Hale, who has used footage from Gregory MacGillivray, Academy-Award nominated cinematographer of films such as “The Living Sea” and “Dolphins.” Karpman's piece explores women and the ocean and is based on a set of poems by internationally known poet, Amy Gerstler, who is also a professor at UC Irvine. For the fiery finale, St.Clair leads the orchestra in selections from Wagner's epic “Götterdämmerung,” (“Twilight of the Gods”), featuring Metropolitan Opera superstar, Deborah Voigt, who brings her beautiful and powerful voice to Brünnhilde's famous “Immolation Scene.”  (more...)

Collegiate Chorale's Spring 2015 Benefit Raises More Than $300,000Collegiate Chorale's Spring 2015 Benefit Raises More Than $300,000
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale raised more than $300,000 at its annual Spring Benefit featuring the U.S. premiere of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall on May 7, 2015. Proceeds will go toward The Chorale's artistic and education initiatives. (more...)

ASO to Celebrate George Perle at 100 with AMERICAN VARIATIONS at Carnegie Hall, 5/29ASO to Celebrate George Perle at 100 with AMERICAN VARIATIONS at Carnegie Hall, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

American Symphony Orchestra's AMERICAN VARIATIONS concert will celebrate the centenary of Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer George Perle in a special program. (more...)

LA CENERENTOLA, THE LONG WALK and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Festival SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, THE LONG WALK and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York.   (more...)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Headed to Provincetown This SummerMatthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Headed to Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA was thrilled to announce today that Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will join his inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall series featuring Sirius XM radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for one night only on August 17th. (more...)

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