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Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny HaydenHoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny Hayden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Jenny Hayden performs a program of German lieder, French chansons and operatic arias on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Hayden is fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member, pianist Helene Jeanney. (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALADance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School performing the world premiere of High Above, featuring choreography by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 SeasonTwyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2017

Details of The Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season have been announced. The full production list is as follows: (more...)

BWW Review: DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES at Sarasota Opera HouseBWW Review: DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES at Sarasota Opera House
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 23, 2017

Last Chance to see Dialogues des Carmelites at the Sarasota Opera House (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Skylark Vocal Ensemble and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) present Clear Voices in the Dark, an immersive concert interspersing songs from the American Civil War with Francis Poulenc's challenging and rarely performed Figure Humaine, at Florence Gould Hall (55 E. 59th St.). Formed in 2011 by Artistic Director Matthew Guard, Skylark is a premiere a cappella vocal ensemble of leading American vocal soloists based in Atlanta and Boston. Skylark's music has been described as "sublimely beautiful" (Opera Obsession), and the group's lustrous voices have been praised for their ability to "sway you softly into calm and then all but throw you across the room with sheer harmonic force" ("Music for Writers," Thought Catalog). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINAPhoto Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera Lab's ANNA CATERINA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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...)

SF Opera Lab Presents Soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMAINESF Opera Lab Presents Soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMAINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed sopranoAnna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017. In these rare appearances outside of Europe, Antonacci will perform "Elle," the distraught character at the heart of the opera and one of the soprano's most celebrated portrayals, along with a program of French art songs in the intimate, 299-seat Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. (more...)

San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30San Francisco Opera And Merola Opera Present 2017 SCHWABACHER DEBUT RECITAL SERIES, 3/26-4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 34th season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, opening on March 26 and continuing through April 30. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program Present 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital SeriesSan Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program Present 2017 Schwabacher Debut Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 34th season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals, opening on March 26 and continuing through April 30. The four-recital series offers music lovers an opportunity to hear opera's next generation of stars in the intimate and state-of-the-art Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 12th Performance Of MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12Sarasota Opera Announces 12th Performance Of MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

 Due to overwhelming demand, Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce a 12th performance of Puccini's Madama Butterfly has been added for Sunday, March 12th at 7:30pm. Since the opera opened on February 11th, every performance has been a sell-out with limited ticket availability for upcoming performances. (more...)

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...)

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