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The New York Festival of Song Launches Its Second Season of NYFOS AFTER HOURS, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Monday, October 20 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) launches its second season of the NYFOS After Hours cabaret series at HENRY's Restaurant, 2745 Broadway at 105th Street. These evenings are an uncanny mixture of intimacy and dynamite, the cozy and the colossal, with singers that one would ordinarily see on a much larger stage. (more...)

NYFOS to Welcome Return of 'After Hours' Cabaret With CRYSTAL ANNIVERSARY Celebration at HENRY's, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) launches its second season of the NYFOS After Hours cabaret series at HENRY's Restaurant, 2745 Broadway at 105th Street. These evenings are an uncanny mixture of intimacy and dynamite, the cozy and the colossal, with singers that one would ordinarily see on a much larger stage. (more...)

Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garland (baritone) will be joining Julia Bullock (soprano) and pianist, Steven Blier for the afternoon featuring French and American repertories. (more...)

Schimmel Center to Present VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL, Feat. Julia Bullock, Joseph Kaiser & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

On Sunday, September 3, Steven Blier, Artistic Director of the New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) will present an afternoon with two powerhouse musicians, Julia Bullock (soprano) ano Joseph Kaisef (tenor). (more...)

Patti LuPone, VOCE, Take Dance, Ben Vereen and More Set for Pace University's Schimmel Center in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2014 / 2015 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge. Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on music superstars from around the globe, charismatic and crowd-pleasing dance performances, spectacular theatre and contemporary cabaret. The Schimmel Center season begins on September 21 with Voce, Rising Opera Stars in Recital, and culminates on May 30 with Ben Vereen. (more...)

Wolf Trap Opera Welcomes 2014 Artist in Residence Eric Owens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Wolf Trap Opera (WTO), a top residency program for emerging opera professionals, welcomes internationally renowned bass-baritone Eric Owens as its first Artist in Residence. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces the Summer Lineup - Ben Folds, Sara Bareilles, The Fray, The Band Perry and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces a second set of performances to complete the 2014 Summer season. Wolf Trap offers unparalleled diversity in programming in a stunning natural environment, and builds upon its founding principles of celebrating music while nurturing the next generation through education. (more...)

NYFOS Announces Its 2014 Spring Gala, REMEMBERING LENNY, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG has announced its star-studded 2014 spring gala, Remembering Lenny, celebrating the life of Leonard Bernstein with a performance on Monday, April 28 at 6:30PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, followed by supper at the '21' Club. (more...)

New York Festival of Song's 2013-14 Edition of 'NYFOS Next' Concludes with HAROLD MELTZER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Tonight, April 1 at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center, New York Festival of Song concludes its 2013-14 edition of NYFOS Next-the series for new song in which composers curate and host an hour of contemporary song-with celebrated composer HAROLD MELTZER. (more...)

Twenty-Nine Artists to Participate in the 57th Season of the MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM, 6/2-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Twenty-three singers, five apprentice coaches and one apprentice stage director, representing ten countries, will participate in the 57th season of the Merola Opera Program from June 2 to August 17. More than 900 artists vied for the 29 coveted spots in the 2014 summer program. Offered free of charge for all participants, the prestigious Merola Opera program is unique in the industry in many ways. Merola is the only young artist program to provide financial support to developing artists for five years following participation. In the past year alone, more than $150,000 was distributed to more than 100 artists supporting varied needs from coaching to language classes to audition travel. In addition, only Merola graduates are considered for participation in the San Francisco Opera's Adler Fellowship program. Selected through an extensive world-wide audition and application process, nearly one third of this season's artists come from countries outside the United States, including: Canada, China, Taiwan, Italy, South Korea, Russia, Iran, Poland and Israel. This year, the program will have three returning Merola artists, Casey Candebat (Merola 2012), Sahar Nouri and Rhys Lloyd Talbot (both Merola 2013). (more...)

NYFOS Presents PORT OF CALL: AN ITINERARY OF SONG Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

New York Festival of Song marks its sixth annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with PORTS OF CALL: AN ITINERARY OF SONG, to be performed tonight, March 18 and Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 7:00PM at Opera America's National Opera Center in New York, NY. (more...)

Barbara Cook, Marilyn Horne, Hal Prince and More Set for NYFOS Gala, Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

New York Festival of Song announces 'Remembering Lenny', A Gala Celebration of Leonard Bernstein (Founding Advisor NYFOS). NYFOS Artistic Directors and pianists Steven Blier and MICHAEL BARRETT host an extraordinary lineup of special guests. (more...)

The New York Festival of Song Presents REMEMBERING LENNY, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG announces its star-studded 2014 spring gala, Remembering Lenny, celebrating the life of Leonard Bernstein with a performance on Monday, April 28 at 6:30PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, followed by supper at the '21' Club. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Summer Opera Productions - CARMEN, GIULIO CESARE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2014 summer opera productions. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces First Of Summer 2014 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

VIENNA, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the first set of performances for its highly anticipated 2014 Summer Season. (more...)

New York Festival of Song's 2013-14 Edition of NYFOS Next Concludes with HAROLD MELTZER, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

On Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center, New York Festival of Song concludes its 2013-14 edition of NYFOS Next-the series for new song in which composers curate and host an hour of contemporary song-with celebrated composer HAROLD MELTZER. (more...)

John Brancy and Mario Antonio Marra Present World Premiere of FORCE at Hahn Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Acclaimed young baritone John Brancy and pianist Mario Antonio Marra, winners of the 2013 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform the world premiere of Force by up-and-coming composer Chris Kapica, as well as the famous Schumann song cycle Dichterliebe, works by Dvorak, and a trio of American standards at 7:30 pm in Hahn Hall tonight, March 4. (more...)

NYFOS Presents PORT OF CALL: AN ITINERARY OF SONG, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

New York Festival of Song marks its sixth annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with PORTS OF CALL: AN ITINERARY OF SONG, to be performed on Tuesday, March 18 and Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 7:00PM at Opera America's National Opera Center in New York, NY. (more...)

NYFOS to Present WARSAW SERENADE Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG (Steven Blier, Artistic Director Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director) concludes its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with WARSAW SERENADE. (more...)

John Brancy and Mario Antonio Marra to Present World Premiere of FORCE at Hahn Hall, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Acclaimed young baritone John Brancy and pianist Mario Antonio Marra, winners of the 2013 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform the world premiere of Force by up-and-coming composer Chris Kapica, as well as the famous Schumann song cycle Dichterliebe, works by Dvorak, and a trio of American standards at 7:30 pm in Hahn Hall on Tuesday, March 4. Following the recital, world-renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne will conduct a question-and-answer session with the performers on stage. (more...)

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