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Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015
by BWW - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015. (more...)

EMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer FestivalEMV to Present DIDO AND AENEAS as Part of Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its first ever presentation of Henry Purcell's iconic Baroque masterpiece, and England's first and most beloved opera Dido and Aeneas on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC as part of the EMV 2015 Summer Festival.  (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...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls FestivalLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Over 20 Events as Part of 2015 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

?La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the projects and collaborators for its second Without Walls (WoW) Festival taking place October 9 - 11. (more...)


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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 SeasonAnnapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

(Annapolis, MD – May 15, 2015) Season tickets for new and renewing subscribers are now on sale for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's (ASO) 2015-16 Season.  The programs chosen by Music Director José-Luis Novo feature a stellar group of guest soloists and an intriguing selection of symphonic showpieces. (more...)

Richard Egarr to Lead the Australian Chamber Orchestra on Tour, 13-28 JuneRichard Egarr to Lead the Australian Chamber Orchestra on Tour, 13-28 June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The reigning king of historically informed performance, Richard Egarr is one of the world's finest keyboardists, conducts his own band, is a noted historian and educator, an accomplished entertainer and anecdotalist, and an enthusiast of all things musical. If the musical world has polymaths, then Richard Egarr surely is one. NPR radio calls Egarr 'the Bernstein of early music'. (more...)

The LA Opera and Classical KUSC 91.5fm Announce the 2015 Schedule for LA OPERA ON AIRThe LA Opera and Classical KUSC 91.5fm Announce the 2015 Schedule for LA OPERA ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

LA Opera is collaborating with Classical KUSC 91.5fm to produce the ninth consecutive season of LA Opera On Air, a weekly broadcast series of LA Opera performances recorded live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Beginning with Verdi's La Traviata, starring Nino Machaidze and Plácido Domingo at 10am on Saturday, May 16, 2015, the weekly series hosted by KUSC's Duff Murphy will feature five performances from LA Opera's 2014/15 season and a special encore broadcast of Jules Massenet's Thaïs from the 2013/14 season. The series will be broadcast locally on Classical KUSC 91.5fm, its repeater stations (see below) and also streamed live online at KUSC.org. (more...)

AXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance SeriesAXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

President and Managing Director of The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Michael Tiknis, announced today the dance performances for the 2015-16 Harris Theater Presents season. High wattage stars and accomplished masters comprise one of the most highly anticipated dance seasons to date. (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...)

Early Music Vancouver Sets Summer Festival, 2015-16 SeasonEarly Music Vancouver Sets Summer Festival, 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its Summer Festival and 2015/2016 Season, which brings a dramatic and expansive array of historically informed performances to venues across Vancouver. The meticulously curated programmes range from a Medieval Miracle Play with Dialogos Ensemble for Medieval Music, to Baroque Opera at the Chan Centre, to a multimedia experience with Toronto's Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. In their entirety, the festival and season offer a rare opportunity to hear some of history's greatest works using the instruments and forces for which they were intended. (more...)

Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Soprano Talya Lieberman and baritone Edward Nelson, joined on piano by former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Allen Perriello end the 32nd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals on Sunday, May 3 at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary. The Merola Opera Program alumni will present an eclectic program showcasing works by Nico Muhly, Francis Poulenc, Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert and Kurt Weill. Also on the program, will be works of popular German lieder as well as poems by noted American female poets set to music by American composers. (more...)

Marin Baroque Presents DIDO & AENEAS, 6/26-27Marin Baroque Presents DIDO & AENEAS, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra, Music Director Daniel Canosa, and Stage Director Marla Volovna take us on the enchanting musical journey of Henry Purcell's English opera Dido & Aeneas. We are joined by the San Francisco Renaissance Dancers, directed by Jennifer Meller. (more...)

Northrop Announces 2015-2016 SeasonNorthrop Announces 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

Northrop announces its 2015//16 season, featuring nine renowned dance companies and five performances with live music. Returning favorites include Alivn Ailey American Dance Theater and Mark Morris Dance Group. Newcomers to the Twin Cities dance scene Jessica Lang and Michelle Dorrance will also take the Carlson Family Stage in this exciting season. Northrop Director Christine Tschida previews the season in this video. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Jane Moss, Lincoln Center's Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced details of the 49th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's annual summer celebration of the genius of Mozart and his enduring impact, with vibrant performances running from July 25-August 22, 2015. (more...)

Dorian Baroque Orchestra to Present IN DRURY LANE: MUSIC OF THE ENGLISH THEATER, 4/26Dorian Baroque Orchestra to Present IN DRURY LANE: MUSIC OF THE ENGLISH THEATER, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Dorian Baroque presents an orchestral concert titled: 'In Drury Lane: Music of the English Theater' featuring baroque incidental stage music written during the Restoration Period in England. At a time when most composers were employed in courts and churches, the late 17th century gave way to the new trend of public concerts where composers could write music for the amusement and pleasure of a paying audience. The orchestra will perform music by Purcell, Locke, Handel, Avison, and Boyce and there will be a Meet & Greet Tea reception immediately following the concert. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra to Continue Chamber Series with 'Soprello', 4/12Princeton Symphony Orchestra to Continue Chamber Series with 'Soprello', 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Sunday, April 12, at 4:30 pm -- The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series presents Soprello, a duo of soprano Allison Pohl and cellist Alistair MacRae at the Institute for Advanced Study. The concert features music written for or inventively repurposed for the soprano voice and the cello with original arrangements of songs by Henry Purcell, Robert Schumann, and Gilbert and Sullivan, plus new music by Steven Gerber, David Dzubay, and Rick Sowash. Composer John Tavener's complete Akhmatova Songs will also be performed. (more...)

Parthenia Viol Consort Presents HARPS & VIOLS - EARLY WORKS; World Premiere by Eleonor Sandresky, 3/22Parthenia Viol Consort Presents HARPS & VIOLS - EARLY WORKS; World Premiere by Eleonor Sandresky, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will present Harp & Viols - Early Works, Plus a World Premiere by Eleonor Sandresky on Sunday, March 22 - 4:00 PM at Picture Ray Studio, 245 West 18th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Launch April 2015 BEFORE BACH SeriesCarnegie Hall to Launch April 2015 BEFORE BACH Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

This spring, Carnegie Hall celebrates the resurgence in interest in recent decades of the performance of the music of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2015: HOUSE OF DREAMS Was About More Than The MusicBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2015: HOUSE OF DREAMS Was About More Than The Music
by Barry Lenny - Mar 5, 2015

Their playing is of such a standard, their commitment to memorising every note is so impressive. (more...)

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