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Free Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public LibraryFree Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

  On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 BASS returns to the Brooklyn Public Library to present a program featuring songs on texts by William Shakespeare.  (more...)

LV Philharmonic to Open Spotlight Series with 'Brahms: First & Foremost'LV Philharmonic to Open Spotlight Series with 'Brahms: First & Foremost'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic opens its new Tuesday Spotlight Series on February 16th at 7:30 p.m. in the intimate Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced the Company's 2016–17 Season repertory and roster of international guest artists, conductors and creative teams scheduled to appear at the War Memorial Opera House, as well as initial programming for SF Opera Lab 2017 presentations at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera's Taube Atrium Theater. The Company's 94th Season will also mark Matthew Shilvock's inaugural year as San Francisco Opera's new general director, succeeding his mentor and internationally respected impresario, David Gockley, who will step down on July 31, 2016. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Present Frederica von Stade in Concert, 1/31The Dallas Opera to Present Frederica von Stade in Concert, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

 DALLAS, TX, December 8, 2015 – The Dallas Opera will present opera legend Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, for another magnificent performance in The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series. The one-time-only recital will be presented Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at City Performance Hall (a 749-seat venue located at 2520 Flora Street in the Arts District, Dallas, TX 75201). Also featured at the exclusive event will be Jake Heggie, composer (Great Scott, Moby-Dick) and accomplished pianist, who has had a long-standing artistic collaboration with Miss von Stade. (more...)

Frederica Von Stade & Jake Heggie Set for Dallas Opera's Titus Art Song SeriesFrederica Von Stade & Jake Heggie Set for Dallas Opera's Titus Art Song Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

The Dallas Opera will present opera legend Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, for another magnificent performance in The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series. The one-time-only recital will be presented Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at City Performance Hall (a 749-seat venue located at 2520 Flora Street in the Arts District, Dallas, TX 75201). Also featured at the exclusive event will be Jake Heggie, composer (Great Scott, Moby-Dick) and accomplished pianist, who has had a long-standing artistic collaboration with Miss von Stade. (more...)

Performance Update Announced for The MET Chamber Ensemble's Zankell Hall ShowPerformance Update Announced for The MET Chamber Ensemble's Zankell Hall Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

  Carnegie Hall today announced an updated program and artist listing for The Met Chamber Ensemble's concert on Sunday, December 13 at 5:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall led by Artistic Director and Conductor James Levine. Pierre Boulez's Derive 1 replaces the previously announced Boulez work sur Incises on the program. In addition, Poulenc's Le Bal masque has been added to the program and will be sung by baritone John Moore. Messiaen's Quatuor pour la fin du temps concludes the program as previously announced. (more...)

Patricia Racette to Headline Chicago Opera Theater's February Double BillPatricia Racette to Headline Chicago Opera Theater's February Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) continues its 2015/16 season with a double bill featuring Francis Poulenc's emotional and passionate 'La Voix Humaine' and Giacomo Puccini's delightful 'Gianni Schicchi' at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph St.) on Feb. 6 and 14. The operas will be directed by COT's Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson General Director Andreas Mitisek and conducted by Ari Pelto. (more...)

Diana Damrau to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 12/6Diana Damrau to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

?Named "Best Female Singer" at the 2014 International Opera Awards, German soprano Diana Damrau appears in recital with pianist Craig Rutenberg at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Ms. Damrau and Mr. Rutenberg perform German lieder by Schubert and R. Strauss, French songs by Poulenc and Manuel Rosenthal, and Dvo?ak's Zigeunermelodien. (more...)

Mason Bates' LOUNGE REGIME: 100 YEARS OF AMBIENT MUSIC to Play the Kennedy Center, 11/9Mason Bates' LOUNGE REGIME: 100 YEARS OF AMBIENT MUSIC to Play the Kennedy Center, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced details for LOUNGE REGIME: 100 YEARS OF AMBIENT MUSIC on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 8 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Nations Gallery and Atrium. (more...)

THE DAISY THEATRE and More Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center's 10th Anniversary SeasonTHE DAISY THEATRE and More Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

2015 marks Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC)'s first decade of providing a creative home for performing artists to develop and showcase work in New York City, where artistic director Mikhail Baryshnikov's vision for a performing arts center has become a thriving reality. The organization continues celebrating its tenth anniversary this fall with a performance and residency series running tonight, September 17, to December 12. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's LUCIO SILLA Begins 9/26Chicago Opera Theater's LUCIO SILLA Begins 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) kicks its 2015/16 season off with the Chicago premiere of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's passionate story of love, power, bloody conspiracies and revenge, 'Lucio Silla' at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205. E. Randolph Drive) Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, 2015. Directed and designed by COT General Director Andreas Mitisek and conducted by the acclaimed Francesco Milioto, the opera, was written by the musical prodigy as a teenager for Milan's Teatro Regio Ducal in 1772. (more...)

Riot With Three Presents FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET TonightRiot With Three Presents FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Classical chamber trio Riot With Three will present 'From Carnegie Hall to Bridge Street'.  Soprano Alison Davy, classical saxophonist Javier Oviedo, and pianist Gene Rohrer are a dynamic trio who will present a musical journey through life's highs and lows, its joys and sorrows. (more...)

Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Classical chamber trio Riot With Three will present "From Carnegie Hall to Bridge Street".  Soprano Alison Davy, classical saxophonist Javier Oviedo, and pianist Gene Rohrer are a dynamic trio who will present a musical journey through life's highs and lows, its joys and sorrows. (more...)

CU Presents' 2015-16 Season to Feature Twyla Tharp, Soweto Gospel Choir & MoreCU Presents' 2015-16 Season to Feature Twyla Tharp, Soweto Gospel Choir & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

CU Presents' 2015-16 lineup offers incomparable entertainment, including a special Christmas program by the world-famous Soweto Gospel Choir, the first Boulder performance by Twyla Tharp Dance since 1979 and alt-folk superstars Indigo Girls performing with the CU Symphony Orchestra. Single tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 17 at cupresents.org, or call 303-492-8008. (more...)

BWW Reviews: I FAGIOLINI Makes Its Debut Australian TourBWW Reviews: I FAGIOLINI Makes Its Debut Australian Tour
by Barry Lenny - Aug 9, 2015

The exciting English vocal ensemble makes its debut Australian tour for Musica Viva. (more...)

The Esoterics Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR This WeekendThe Esoterics Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

In a program that celebrates brazenness, bravery, and bravado, The Esoterics will present six choral works inspired by revolutionaries, nonconformists, and those unafraid of speaking truth to power. (more...)

The Esoterics to Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR, 8/7-9The Esoterics to Present Six Revolutionary Choral Works in AUDACIOR, 8/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

In a program that celebrates brazenness, bravery, and bravado, The Esoterics will present six choral works inspired by revolutionaries, nonconformists, and those unafraid of speaking truth to power. (more...)

LUCIO SILLA and More Set for Chicago Opera Theater's 42nd SeasonLUCIO SILLA and More Set for Chicago Opera Theater's 42nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Chicago Opera Theater's General Director Andreas Mitisek today announced plans for the company's 42nd season. Chicago Opera Theater(COT) is shifting from a calendar year season to the more common fall-through-spring theater season. Kicking off the new 2015/16 season will be the Chicagopremiere of Mozart's Lucio Silla. Written in 1772, it displays the mature talents of the 16-year old prodigy in a gripping story about love, conspiracies, and revenge. With its scintillating score and awe-inspiring arias, Silla will be performed September 26, 30 and October 2, 4, 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

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Ensemble ACJW Performs Tonight at SubCultureEnsemble ACJW Performs Tonight at SubCulture
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Ensemble ACJW, an inspirational collective of young professional musicians, performs a program of classical and contemporary works at the Greenwich Village club SubCulture tonight, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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