Wolf Trap News

Imelda May's 'Life, Love, Flesh, Blood' Out TodayImelda May's 'Life, Love, Flesh, Blood' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Critically acclaimed Irish singer Imelda May's fifth full-length record, Life, Love, Flesh, Blood, is out today on Decca Records (more...)

Sheryl Crow's New Album 'Be Myself' Out TodaySheryl Crow's New Album 'Be Myself' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Be Myself, the new album from singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sheryl Crow, is out today on Warner Bros. Records and available on Crow's newly re-designed official website. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music  Appoints Katie Nicely Vice President of AdvancementSan Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Katie Nicely Vice President of Advancement
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of Katie Nicely as Vice President of Advancement. Nicely, an established fundraising figure in the nonprofit and arts communities, comes to SFCM from United Way Bay Area where she most recently served as Chief Development Officer. She will start her position on Monday, April 24. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), baritone Christopher Purves as Alberich (debut), tenor Russell Thomas as Loge, mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor as Erda, bass Morris Robinson as Fasolt (debut), bass Stephen Milling as Fafner (debut), soprano Rachel Willis-Sorensen as Freia (debut), tenor Brian Jagde as Froh (debut), bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as Donner (debut), tenor Peter Bronder as Mime (debut), soprano Jennifer Zetlan as Woglinde, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano as Wellgunde, and mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford as Flosshilde. The enhanced concert production will be directed by Louisa Muller with costume design - featuring character-based treatment of modern concert attire - by David C. Woolard. The performances will take place Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award WinnerBWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2017

Richard Tucker Music Foundation named soprano Nadine Sierra as winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award; simultanously, it announced its roster of study and career grant recipients. (more...)

2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra - who at 28 years old is already establishing herself as a fixture at many of the world's leading opera houses, including those of Paris, Milan, Berlin, and New York - was named today by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation as the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award. (more...)

SHERYL CROW Concert Special to Air 4/21; Concert Dates AnnouncedSHERYL CROW Concert Special to Air 4/21; Concert Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special 'Sheryl Crow' airing Friday, April 21, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTV NOW. As she nears the release of her ninth studio album titled Be Myself--out April 21 via Warner Bros. (more...)

Sheryl Crow Releases Final Instant Download of 'Be Myself'; New Album Out 4/21Sheryl Crow Releases Final Instant Download of 'Be Myself'; New Album Out 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sheryl Crow kicks off a week of events leading up to the release of her brand new studio album Be Myself, on Warner Bros. Records on April 21. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSkylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre closes the 2016-17 season with Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs Friday, May 19 through Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. (more...)

Atlanta Opera Closes Sesason With THE SECRET GARDENERAtlanta Opera Closes Sesason With THE SECRET GARDENER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Atlanta Opera closes its 2016-17 season with an outdoor production of Mozart's early opera The Secret Gardener (La Finta Giardiniera), a story of love, madness and redemption that plays out in a lush garden. (more...)

Collie Buddz New Single 'Good Life' Lyric Video Out NowCollie Buddz New Single 'Good Life' Lyric Video Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Collie Buddz is proud to announce the release of his new album, Good Life, to be released on May 19, 2017 on his own Harper Digital label. (more...)

Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's Symphony No. 4, with soprano Ying Fang as soloist, at the Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. This will be the 26th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert offered by the New York Philharmonic, a tradition begun in 1992 as a gift to the people of New York City. (more...)

Piehole's SKI END and Our Voices' SOOT AND SPIT to Hit New Ohio TheatrePiehole's SKI END and Our Voices' SOOT AND SPIT to Hit New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. (more...)

Sting and Wilco Among New Artists Added to Wolf Trap Summer 2017 SeasonSting and Wilco Among New Artists Added to Wolf Trap Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces new Summer 2017 performances at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, including additional acts on the Filene Center stage, the complete Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods schedule, and a promotional events schedule. (more...)

Emerson String Quartet Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Carnegie HallEmerson String Quartet Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The world-renowned Emerson String Quartet returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium on May 7 at 3 PM for a performance of Ravel and Berg Quartets and the Brahms Quintet with internationally acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman.  Presented by Carnegie Hall, this marks the final celebration of Emerson String Quartet's 40th Anniversary -- a major milestone for this ground-breaking ensemble, named "America's greatest quartet" by TIME Magazine. The Emerson Quartet continues to perform with the same benchmark integrity, energy and commitment that it has demonstrated since it was formed in 1976, and its 40th-Anniversary season reflects all aspects of the Quartet's venerable artistry with high-profile projects and collaborations, commissions and recordings. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLEOn Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winning International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). The site-specific production celebrates the 125th birthday of Milhaud and is dedicated to Katharine Warne, composer and founder of the Darius Milhaud Society. La mère coupable also marks the completion of OSO's three-year Figaro Project, in which the company is staging lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays. (more...)

Sheryl Crow to Perform Rare Intimate Pop-Up Club Show in New York CitySheryl Crow to Perform Rare Intimate Pop-Up Club Show in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist SHERYL CROW has announced a rare and intimate club show at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on Tuesday, April 19. Tickets for this special show will go on sale this Friday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (more...)

Lifehouse and Switchfoot Unite for the First Time on 'Looking for Summer' TourLifehouse and Switchfoot Unite for the First Time on 'Looking for Summer' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Rock fans across North America can look forward to Lifehouse & SWITCHFOOT together for the first time on the “Looking for Summer” Tour, delivering 30+ shows to venues across the U.S. and Canada. (more...)

Florence Lacey to Star in World Premiere Musical KALEIDOSCOPE at Creative CauldronFlorence Lacey to Star in World Premiere Musical KALEIDOSCOPE at Creative Cauldron
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Creative Cauldron announces the world premiere of Kaleidoscope, a new musical written by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith, starring Broadway's Florence Lacey. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-17 Season Concludes with THE PIRATES OF PENZANCELyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-17 Season Concludes with THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Lyric Opera of Kansas City concludes its 59th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's delightful comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance  April 22, 26, 28, 29, and 30 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in English with English titles. High res production and artists' photos can be downloaded here . (more...)

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