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San Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIESan Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2017-2018 SeasonSarasota Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Sarasota Opera announced its 2017/18 Fall and Winter Festival Season today at a press conference held on the Sarasota Opera House main stage in Sarasota, FL. The event was overseen by Maestro Victor DeRenzi, artistic director and principal conductor, and Richard Russell, Executive Director. (more...)

Lisa Chavez To Replace Leann Sandel-Pantaleo In Sarasota Opera's DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES, Sarasota Opera Announces Winter SeasonLisa Chavez To Replace Leann Sandel-Pantaleo In Sarasota Opera's DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES, Sarasota Opera Announces Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. This will be the company's first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Presents Beethoven's EROICA, 2/18Rhode Island Philharmonic Presents Beethoven's EROICA, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome acclaimed pianist Robert Levin for a return engagement at The VETS. Levin is joined by his wife, renowned pianist Ya-Fei Chuang, and the Orchestra for Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos. (more...)

Opera Sarasota Partners With Alliance Francaise For First Time In DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES: BEYOND THE STAGE, 2/15Opera Sarasota Partners With Alliance Francaise For First Time In DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES: BEYOND THE STAGE, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

For the first time, Sarasota Opera and the Sarasota chapter of the Alliance Francaise will partner to present a free program entitled "Dialogues of the Carmelites: Beyond the Stage" on Wednesday, February 15th at 7pm in the Kamlet Library at the Sarasota Opera House.  (more...)

SF Opera Lab Presents THE SOURCE, 2/24SF Opera Lab Presents THE SOURCE, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaksrelease and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre" by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New York City and Los Angeles, the six performances of The Source on February 24-26 and March 1-3, 2017 at the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater open Season Two of San Francisco Opera's SF Opera Lab programming. (more...)

SF Opera Lab Presents Ted Hearne's THE SOURCE at the Taube Atrium TheaterSF Opera Lab Presents Ted Hearne's THE SOURCE at the Taube Atrium Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre" by Pitchfork. (more...)

The Dessoff Choirs Performs All-French Program 2/26The Dessoff Choirs Performs All-French Program 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs turns the church into a petit Paris with an all-French program that puts the spotlight on the brilliant French Impressionists of music: Marcel Dupre, Claude Debussy, Lili Boulanger, Reynaldo Hahn, Jean Langlais, and Francis Poulenc. Joined by accompanist Steven Ryan (celebrating his 20th anniversary season with Dessoff) and Dr. Raymond Nagem, Associate Organist at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, Dessoff presents a magnifique tribute to French composers and to the majeste of the organ.  (more...)

Clarinetist Narek Arutyunian to Perform at Pepperdine University Next MonthClarinetist Narek Arutyunian to Perform at Pepperdine University Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts continues its 2016-2017 Recital Series with a performance by the winner of the 2010 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, clarinetist Narek Arutyunian, in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017. (more...)

Soprano Jenny Hayden To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Art Recital Series, 2/12Soprano Jenny Hayden To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Art Recital Series, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Soprano Jenny Hayden will perform a program of German lieder, French chansons and operatic arias on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Hayden will be fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member, pianist Helene Jeanney. (more...)

Cantata Singers to Perform the Music of Lazar Weiner and Kurt WeillCantata Singers to Perform the Music of Lazar Weiner and Kurt Weill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Cantata Singers Chamber Series continues on January 20, 2017 at 7:30pm with a program of music by Lazar Weiner and Kurt Weill at the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge. (more...)

Vancouver Chamber Choir to Celebrate the Season with Carols & Readings in THE CHRISTMAS STORYVancouver Chamber Choir to Celebrate the Season with Carols & Readings in THE CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Vancouver Chamber Choir presents THE CHRISTMAS STORY, Carols & Readings of the Season at 8pm Friday, December 16, 2016 at Ryerson United Church. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community FoundationSarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Sarasota Opera has been awarded a $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The grant offers unrestricted funding to area arts organizations in support of their artistic mission. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Addition To Upcoming Season, ROOMFUL OF TEETH, 4/23/17San Francisco Opera Announces Addition To Upcoming Season, ROOMFUL OF TEETH, 4/23/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The "remarkable vocal octet" (New York Times) Roomful of Teeth joins SF Opera Lab's Season Two lineup with a performance on Sunday, April 23 at 5 p.m. in the Taube Atrium Theater at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. The Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble makes its San Francisco debut in this SF Opera Lab co-presentation with San Francisco Performances' PIVOT series. (more...)

United Methodist Church Presents SOUL OF PULCHRITUDE: A NIGHT WITH STEPHEN SALTERSUnited Methodist Church Presents SOUL OF PULCHRITUDE: A NIGHT WITH STEPHEN SALTERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH presents Soul of Pulchritude: A Night with Stephen Salters a one night only Benefit Boston concert from an internationally renowned baritone. Stephen Salters and Randolph Fuller are proud to partner with Union United Methodist Church for their 'Called to Serve' Campaign!  The updated program will be as follows: (more...)

Cantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber SeriesCantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Cantata Singers will continue a successful partnership with the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, presenting a three-concert Chamber Series season at the Academy on November 18, 2016, January 20, 2017 and March 31, 2017. (more...)

Artist in Residence Matthew Aucoin will Host LA Opera's New Late-Night Concert SeriesArtist in Residence Matthew Aucoin will Host LA Opera's New Late-Night Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

New this season, LA Opera presents After Hours: A Musical Nocturne, a post-show, late-night concert series featuring classical and contemporary music, performed along with rock and jazz selections. The series will be hosted and curated by Artist in Residence Matthew Aucoin and will feature music ranging from Franz Schubert, Gustav Mahler and Francis Poulenc to Bruce Springsteen, Nick Drake and Radiohead. Taking place immediately following select opera performances, these events will feature an array of artists performing in the intimate setting of the Founders Room, located on the second floor of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012). (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This OctoberBrooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017. (more...)

'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, Today'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Today, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This FallChicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion' ('Le Vin Herbe') on September 30. (more...)

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