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Lyric Opera of Kansas City Launches Explorations, New Performance SeriesLyric Opera of Kansas City Launches Explorations, New Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the Explorations Series, a new initiative of Lyric Opera of Kansas City. (more...)

New York Festival of Song Sets 2016-17 SeasonNew York Festival of Song Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG (Steven Blier, Artistic Director; Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director) has announced its 2016-17 season, including Hot-off-the-press premieres by Adam Guettel, Gabriel Kahane, William Bolcom; A performance of Paul Bowles and James Schuyler's surrealistic and witty Picnic Cantata, a rare, mid-century modern gem;Sumptuous songs of Tchaikovsky and his circle, part of the New York Philharmonic's 'Beloved Friend-Tchaikovsky and his World' Festival; Dazzling comic turns by singer-actors Mary Testa, Lauren Worsham, Hal Cazalet; Two brilliant baritones just entering their prime, American balladeer John Brancy and Russian titan Alexey Lavrov; National Sawdust welcomes the moveable, modern salon NYFOS Next with performances curated by Christopher Cerrone, Gabriela Lena Frank, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham. (more...)

NYFOS to Premiere COMPOSITORA: SONGS BY LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN at Merkin HallNYFOS to Premiere COMPOSITORA: SONGS BY LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN at Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

New York Festival of Song rounds out its Mainstage season on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 with Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women, a fascinating program that showcases the prodigious accomplishments of Latina composers. The concert takes place at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

NYFOS to Present 'AT HOME' Song Cycle in NYC, at Caramoor This MarchNYFOS to Present 'AT HOME' Song Cycle in NYC, at Caramoor This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

New York Festival of Song marks its eighth annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with AT HOME, to be performed on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016. (more...)

2016 Schwabacher Debut Recitals to be Presented by San Francisco Opera Center & Merola Opera Program2016 Schwabacher Debut Recitals to be Presented by San Francisco Opera Center & Merola Opera Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program present the 33rd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals. This season, the recitals move to the state-of-the-art Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco Opera's new Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, located on the fourth floor of the Veterans Building (401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco). The February 28 series-opener—Ports of Call with New York Festival of Song Artistic Director Steven Blier and 2016 San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows Amina Edris, Edward Nelson and Brad Walker—marks the inaugural public performance in the Taube Atrium Theater, which boasts the innovative Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system. The 5:30 p.m. Sunday recital series continues on March 6 with bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch and pianist John Churchwell; March 20 with baritone Efraín Solís accompanied by pianist Robert Mollicone; and April 24 with baritone Kihun Yoon and pianist Mark Morash. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce, Lauren Worsham, Bryce Pinkham and Hal Cazalet to Lead NYFOS Gilbert & Sullivan Spring 2016 GalaDavid Hyde Pierce, Lauren Worsham, Bryce Pinkham and Hal Cazalet to Lead NYFOS Gilbert & Sullivan Spring 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that New York Festival of Song has set a starry, Broadway-filled cast for its 2016 spring gala, Topsy Turvy: The NYFOS Guide to Gilbert & Sullivan. (more...)

NYFOS Next Festival of New Songs Sets Casts, Programs for FebruaryNYFOS Next Festival of New Songs Sets Casts, Programs for February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

New York Festival of Song's contemporary song series NYFOS Next -- dubbed 'invaluable' by The New Yorker and The New York Times -- enters its sixth season and continues its new format: a three-concert February mini-festival in the intimate state-of-the-art recital hall at OPERA America's National Opera Center. The Thursday concerts take place February 4, 11, and 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The New York Festival of Song marks its eleventh annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a new program titled HARRY, HOAGY, and HAROLD. (more...)

Juilliard & New York Festival of Song to Present 'Harry, Hoagy, and Harold'Juilliard & New York Festival of Song to Present 'Harry, Hoagy, and Harold'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Juilliard and New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) present 'Harry, Hoagy, and Harold' on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 7:30pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. The program, Juilliard's 11th presentation with NYFOS, is a tribute to three iconic American songwriters: Harry Warren, Hoagy Carmichael, and Harold Arlen. Pianist and arranger Steven Blier, a member of Juilliard's faculty and artistic director of NYFOS, performs with the singers from Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts. The evening features sopranos Mikaela Bennett and Christine Price; mezzo-sopranos Amanda Lynn Bottoms and Kelsey Lauritano; tenors Samuel Levine and Gerard Schneider; and baritone Dimitri Katotakis. Stage direction is by Mary Birnbaum, choreography is by Adam Cates, and Chris Reynolds is the assistant pianist. The singers have been coached by guest coach Mary Testa. (more...)

NYFOS' A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! to Return to HENRY's This DecemberNYFOS' A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! to Return to HENRY's This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

New York Festival of Song brings back its much-anticipated program 'A Goyishe Christmas to You!' on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. at HENRY's Restaurant as part of NYFOS's 'After Hours' cabaret series. (more...)

'FROM RUSSIA TO RIVERSIDE DRIVE' Launches NYFOS' 2015-16 Season Tonight'FROM RUSSIA TO RIVERSIDE DRIVE' Launches NYFOS' 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

New York Festival of Song opens a new season of NYFOS Mainstage with 'From Russia to Riverside Drive: Rachmaninoff & Friends,' featuring Rachmaninoff's ravishing romanticism and his American contemporaries - songs by Rachmaninoff, Ellington, Gershwin, Schillinger. (more...)

RACHMANINOFF: A PHILHARMONIC FESTIVAL, Featuring Daniil Trifonov, Begins TonightRACHMANINOFF: A PHILHARMONIC FESTIVAL, Featuring Daniil Trifonov, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present Rachmaninoff: A Philharmonic Festival, tonight, November 10-28, 2015, featuring 24-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov performing three of the composer's piano concertos and the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini over the course of three consecutive all-Rachmaninoff programs, each led by a different conductor: Cristian Macelaru (in his Philharmonic debut), Neeme Jarvi, and Ludovic Morlot. (more...)

NYFOS Premieres SCHUBERT BEATLES with Paul Appleby on Anniversary of Lennon's Death, Dec 8, Merkin HallNYFOS Premieres SCHUBERT BEATLES with Paul Appleby on Anniversary of Lennon's Death, Dec 8, Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

?New York Festival of Song premieres SCHUBERT|BEATLES on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, as part of NYFOS's classic long-running Mainstage series. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances—which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust—feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)

RACHMANINOFF: A PHILHARMONIC FESTIVAL, Featuring Daniil Trifonov, Coming This NovRACHMANINOFF: A PHILHARMONIC FESTIVAL, Featuring Daniil Trifonov, Coming This Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present Rachmaninoff: A Philharmonic Festival, November 10-28, 2015, featuring 24-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov performing three of the composer's piano concertos and the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini over the course of three consecutive all-Rachmaninoff programs, each led by a different conductor: Cristian Macelaru (in his Philharmonic debut), Neeme Jarvi, and Ludovic Morlot. (more...)

Keeril Makan & Jay Scheib's Adaptation of PERSONA to Premiere at National SawdustKeeril Makan & Jay Scheib's Adaptation of PERSONA to Premiere at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances-which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust-feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On October 23 & 24, Persona, a new opera from composer Keeril Makan and adaptor / librettist / director Jay Scheib, will make its world premiere at National Sawdust. Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and National Sawdust, and adapted by Scheib from Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name, Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex depiction of human frailty, cruelty and identity. These world premiere performances—which represent the first opera staged at National Sawdust—feature music direction by Evan Ziporyn and music by the ensemble Either/Or. (more...)

'FROM RUSSIA TO RIVERSIDE DRIVE' to Launch NYFOS' 2015-16 Season This Nov'FROM RUSSIA TO RIVERSIDE DRIVE' to Launch NYFOS' 2015-16 Season This Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

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NYFOS @ North Fork Showcases Songs from Latin America in Orient & Bellport This WeekendNYFOS @ North Fork Showcases Songs from Latin America in Orient & Bellport This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

New York Festival of Song returns to the peace and natural beauty of the North Fork of Long Island to launch the 2015-16 NYFOS Emerging Artists series with a residency and pair of performances: tomorrow, August 23, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient, NY and tonight, August 22, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Bellport, NY. (more...)

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