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2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner, winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform a program of lieder, spirituals, and other works by Beethoven, Strauss, Duparc, Faure, Poulenc, Bachelet, and H.T. Burleigh in recital appearances this May in Santa Barbara, Dallas, and New York City. (more...)

San Francisco Opera and Merola Opera's 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series to Launch 2/8San Francisco Opera and Merola Opera's 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series to Launch 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 33rd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, beginning February 8, 2015 with soprano Erin Johnson and pianist Sun Ha Yoon at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary in San Francisco. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Deborah Voigt Talks CALL ME DEBBIE Memoir on TODAY!STAGE TUBE: Deborah Voigt Talks CALL ME DEBBIE Memoir on TODAY!
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2015

Opera star Deborah Voigt just stopped by the Today show, where she dished about her new memoir CALL ME DEBBIE. Check out the full appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Soprano Deborah Voigt Confronts Little Black Dress, Talks CALL ME DEBBIE MemoirVIDEO: Soprano Deborah Voigt Confronts Little Black Dress, Talks CALL ME DEBBIE Memoir
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

In a fun video for People, opera star Deborah Voigt confronts the little black dress that lost her the role of 'Ariadne' at London's Royal Opera House eleven years ago. She was fired after not fitting into the costume, but the experience only served to inform her new memoir CALL ME DEBBIE. Watch below! (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Bumps SUSANNA to 2015-16 SeasonThe Collegiate Chorale Bumps SUSANNA to 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale announces the postponement of George F. Handel's Susanna from February 3, 2015 to the company's 2015/16 Season, with date and time to be confirmed. (more...)

Arizona Opera to Host BIG DATE NIGHT Showcasing Deborah Voigt, 2/14Arizona Opera to Host BIG DATE NIGHT Showcasing Deborah Voigt, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

(Phoenix, Arizona) Arizona Opera brings one of the biggest names from the operatic stage, Deborah Voigt, to headline its 2015 Gala, 'Big Date Night'. (more...)

The American Symphony Orchestra Begins its 2015 Classics Declassified Series TCHAIKOVSKY'S SYMPHONY NO. 4, 2/8The American Symphony Orchestra Begins its 2015 Classics Declassified Series TCHAIKOVSKY'S SYMPHONY NO. 4, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The American Symphony Orchestra begins its 2015 Classics Declassified series with Tchaikovsky's impassioned and Romantic Symphony No. 4 at Symphony Space on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Discover why the composer said of his work, "Perhaps I'm mistaken, but it seems to me that this symphony is better than anything I've done so far" as Leon Botstein and the Orchestra shed new light on a time-honored masterpiece. Hosted by WQXR's Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and producer Elliott Forrest, the three-part format of Classics Declassified begins with an animated talk providing a guided tour of the work, followed with its full performance. Mr. Forrest then leads a dynamic Q & A with the audience that allows them to make the music personal in a whole new way. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale to Perform SUSANNA with Isabel Leonard, 2/3The Collegiate Chorale to Perform SUSANNA with Isabel Leonard, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale continues its 2014-15 season with George F. Handel's Susanna on February 3, 2015 at 8pm at Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036. Tickets are $30-$95 and are available at TicketMaster.com. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/susanna. (more...)

Merola Opera Program to Screen DON GIOVANNI, 1/25Merola Opera Program to Screen DON GIOVANNI, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Merola Opera Program and the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch present Merola Goes to the Movies, the free, opera-on-film series. (more...)

Opera Star Deborah Voigt Premieres in One-Woman Show in NYC, VOIGT LESSONS, 2/26Opera Star Deborah Voigt Premieres in One-Woman Show in NYC, VOIGT LESSONS, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

92Y presents the New York City premiere of Voigt Lessons, starring internationally beloved opera starDeborah Voigt, on Thursday, February 26. In this one-woman show – co-created with Tony® Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and acclaimed opera and theater director Francesca Zambello – Voigt performs arias, pop songs, standards and spirituals of deep personal significance, along with anecdotes and backstage stories describing her astonishing rise to operatic heights, despite her private challenges. Voigt Lessons, an evening imbued with Voigt's trademark warmth, candor and sense of humor, premiered at Glimmerglass in 2011 to rave reviews. The New York Times hailed it as “chatty, witty, and sometimes painfully poignant,” andToronto's Globe and Mail called it “an absolute gem.” (more...)

La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

LA MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Sheryl Lee Ralph and The D.I.V.A. Foundation present MAMA ROSE (A Solo Musical). This show gives a glimpse of Mr. Waits' life growing up in Buffalo, New York with his own MAMA ROSE, Rose Waits. In this dark comedy you'll find out that this 'southern belle' could have ruled the world...if they had only let her. (more...)

Opera Star, Janis Martin, Dies at Age 75Opera Star, Janis Martin, Dies at Age 75
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Janis Martin, American opera singer who sang leading roles first as a mezzo-soprano and later as a soprano in opera houses throughout Europe and the United States, has died at the age of 75. She was particularly known for her performances in the operas of Richard Wagner and sang at the Bayreuth Festival from 1968 to 1997. (more...)

International Opera Star Janis Martin Has Died at 75International Opera Star Janis Martin Has Died at 75
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

American opera singer Janis Martin, best known for stretching her range from a mezzo-soprano to a soprano star, has died. Having suffered from diabetes for years, she passed away at home in San Antonio on Dec. 14, her son Robert confirmed. She was 75. (more...)

Susan Graham to Receive Opera Index AwardSusan Graham to Receive Opera Index Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

?On Sunday, January 11, Opera Index will present its 36th Distinguished Achievement Award to Susan Graham, one today's foremost opera stars, at its winter gala in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House, 160 Central Park South, beginning at 6 p.m. with a reception at the Petit Salon. Presenting Ms. Graham with this year's award will be the revered American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, a previous Distinguished Achievement Award-winner. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Receives NEA GrantThe Collegiate Chorale Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has announced that The Collegiate Chorale is one of only 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Collegiate Chorale will receive a $30,000 grant in support of its May 2015 concert and CD recording of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's musical epic, The Road of Promise. (more...)

DVR Alert: Tune in Tonight for CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR with Deborah Voigt & More!DVR Alert: Tune in Tonight for CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR with Deborah Voigt & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Television audiences have one more chance to celebrate with Deborah Voigt this holiday season. Tonight, Friday, December 19, the Grammy Award-winning soprano returns to the small screen when PBS/THIRTEEN broadcasts her special guest appearance in Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recorded live in concert last season, and now also available on both CD and DVD. (Check your local PBS listings.) (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra Brings THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall TonightAmerican Symphony Orchestra Brings THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER to Alice Tully Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

American Symphony Orchestra presents the play and the opera THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER at Alice Tully Hall tonight, December 19, 2014. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale's NOT THE MESSIAH, With Eric Idle and Victoria Clark, Begins Tonight at Carnegie HallThe Collegiate Chorale's NOT THE MESSIAH, With Eric Idle and Victoria Clark, Begins Tonight at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale presents the New York City premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, tonight and tomorrow, December 15-16, 2014 at 8pm. (more...)

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