Marilyn Horne News

'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' to Explore Great African American Singers with the NY Phil, 10/14-15'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' to Explore Great African American Singers with the NY Phil, 10/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Eric Owens will begin his tenure as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence by curating, hosting, and performing in In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy, conducted by Thomas Wilkins in his Philharmonic debut. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Open New Season with Verdi's RIGOLETTO, 9/26Vancouver Opera to Open New Season with Verdi's RIGOLETTO, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Vancouver, BC ~††Vancouver Opera kicks off the exciting 2015-2016 season with Giuseppe Verdi's thrilling blockbuster,†Rigoletto. Powerful baritone†Gordon Hawkins†will sing the title role, with international superstar soprano†Simone Osborne†as Gilda and acclaimed tenor†Bruce Sledge†as the Duke. Sensational melodies, heartbreaking drama and vivid characters make this dark, tender drama of love and revenge irresistible. (more...)

NJ Symphony to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Opening Weekend, 9/25-27NJ Symphony to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Opening Weekend, 9/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe welcome legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis for the Orchestra's 2015-16 opening-weekend concerts, September 25-27 in Newark and New Brunswick. (more...)

NJ Symphony to Honor Marilyn Horne at Opening Celebration, 9/25NJ Symphony to Honor Marilyn Horne at Opening Celebration, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra honors luminary opera singer Marilyn Horne at its Opening Night Celebration on Friday, September 25, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. (more...)

Music Academy of the West Musicians Selected for NY Philharmonic 2016 Global Academy Fellowship ProgramMusic Academy of the West Musicians Selected for NY Philharmonic 2016 Global Academy Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Ten outstanding Music Academy of the West musicians have been selected to travel to New York in January 2016 to participate in the second year of the New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program, which offers opportunities to train and play with Philharmonic musicians, representing a new approach to training the next generation of world-class musicians for successful careers. (more...)

The Metropolitan Opera to Honor Jon VickersThe Metropolitan Opera to Honor Jon Vickers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera on Sirius XM (Channel 74) will honor the memory of the late Canadian tenor Jon Vickers, who passed away last week, by playing seven of his greatest Met performances in rotation throughout the week of July 20. The legendary dramatic tenor gave 280 Met performances during his career with the company, which spanned 27 years and included 17 different roles. (more...)

Wolf Trap Opera's THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES Begins 7/10Wolf Trap Opera's THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES Begins 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Following a sold-out run of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in June 2015, Wolf Trap Opera continues the Figaro storyline with the Washington, D.C. premiere of acclaimed composer John Corigliano and librettist William M. Hoffman's contemporary opera The Ghosts of Versailles. The new production plays for four performances, July 10, 12, 15 and 18, at The Barns at Wolf Trap. See below for production and ticketing information; production photos are available upon request beginning July 10. (more...)

Music Academy of the West Sets July OfferingsMusic Academy of the West Sets July Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The†Music Academy of the West†-†which recently announced its†$17.5 million†Finalecapital campaign†to support the final phase of a long-term campus renovation andrenamed its†Main House on the Miraflores campus for legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne†with a†$6 million gift†- continues in fine style this July with a typically wide range of performances and masterclasses from some of the finest musicians in the world. Several renowned performers take up their residencies as Mosher Guest Artists this month:†Alban Gerhardt†(July 6-10),†Leon Fleisher†(July 13-19), and the†JACK Quartet†(July 19-22). Celebrated Finnish conductor†Osmo Vanska†comes to Santa Barbara to lead the†Academy Festival Orchestra†(July 11), which also performs underCourtney Lewis†(July 18) and†Nicholas McGegan†(July 25). (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music SeasonCarnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to a variety of exciting new projects and exceptional programming. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

NY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical SeasonNY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to an exciting variety of new projects and exceptional programming! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Walk Down the Aisle on the IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Walk Down the Aisle on the IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Red Carpet!
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard head an outstanding cast in It Shoulda Been You, the hilarious and heartwarming new musical comedy that proves when it comes to wedding day insanity, everything is relative. It Shoulda Been You, which had a sold-out premiere at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse, officially opened last night, April 14, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Casting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane PaulusCasting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane Paulus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, announces the casting of the world premiere of Crossing, an opera by Matthew Aucoin, directed by Diane Paulus, featuring the chamber orchestra A Far Cry, produced in association with Music-Theatre Group. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 4/13JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, April 13th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer SeasonMusic Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will present some 200 events, including more than 80 that are free, over the course of its coming season, which begins June 15 and concludes August 8. Additional highlights will include performances by pianists Jeremy Denk and Leon Fleisher, the TakŠcs and JACK quartets, cellist Alban Gerhardt, and tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, as well as orchestra concerts led by Christoph von DohnŠnyi, Courtney Lewis, Nicholas McGegan, Larry Rachleff, and Osmo Všnskš. Throughout its 2015 Summer Festival, the Academy will highlight the music of living composers, including Carter Pann, Mason Bates, Kalevi Aho, Pierre Jalbert, Steve Reich, Thomas AdŤs, Caroline Shaw, and Pierre Boulez. Featuring the Academy's exceptionally talented fellows, together with distinguished guest performers and faculty, the events will be presented at the Academy's scenic Miraflores campus and in venues throughout Santa Barbara. Subscription sales have begun; individual tickets will go on sale Saturday, April 25. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Briana Hunter of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN at Opera In The HeightsBWW Interviews: Briana Hunter of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN at Opera In The Heights
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Mar 27, 2015

When doing an interview with an artist I am in awe of their love and dedication for their craft. This month I had the pleasure to meet American mezzo-soprano Briana Hunter and our conversation went from traditional interview to old friends talking about their love for the classics. Our mutual love for Bizet's masterpiece CARMEN and love for Audra McDonald made this interview go very quickly. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc. (more...)

The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

?The Mannes Orchestra, the student orchestral ensemble of Mannes College at The New School, and the New York Choral Society will join forces to perform John Adams' On The Transmigration of Souls and Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, April 8 at Carnegie Hall. David Hayes, who leads both groups, will conduct the performance of these two masterpieces, both of which are inspired by profound historic events and celebrate the strength and resilience of the American spirit. On The Transmigration of Souls will feature the critically acclaimed Young People's Chorus of New York City. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd will showcase the soloists Abigail Fischer (mezzo-soprano) and Lee Poulis (baritone). (more...)

Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski to Present 'ON THE ROAD' Photo Exhibit, 4/10-12Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski to Present 'ON THE ROAD' Photo Exhibit, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

?The Philly POPS' Music Director Michael Krajewski is internationally known as a masterful maestro. What his audience members may not know is that he is also an accomplished travel photographer who has turned his hobby into a skill that is worthy of attention. During its April concert series, The Philly POPS will display his portfolio for public viewing in a POP-up travel photography exhibit entitled, "On the Road: Photos by Philly POPS' Music Director Michael Krajewski" in Commonwealth Plaza at The Kimmel Center. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents U.K. ROCKS, 4/2-4The Houston Symphony Presents U.K. ROCKS, 4/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

On April 2-4, the Houston Symphony celebrates the iconic pop music of the United Kingdom inU.K. Rocks. Storm Large from the group Pink Martini and J. Robert Spencer of the Midtown Men perform songs ranging from The Beatles to contemporary artists such as Coldplay and Adele in this "across the pond" spectacle. (more...)

Storm Large and J. Robert Spencer to Join the Houston Symphony for U.K. ROCKS, 4/2-4Storm Large and J. Robert Spencer to Join the Houston Symphony for U.K. ROCKS, 4/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

On April 2-4, the Houston Symphony celebrates the iconic pop music of the United Kingdom in U.K. Rocks. (more...)

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