Wolf Trap News

Howard County Arts Council Announces Performers for CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS GalaHoward County Arts Council Announces Performers for CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Howard County Arts Council has announced the guest performers for the 20th annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County gala. (more...)

2017 Winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions are Announced2017 Winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

After a months-long series of competitions at the district, regional, and national levels, a panel of expert judges named six young singers as the winners of the nation's most prestigious vocal competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Each winner receives a $15,000 cash prize and the prestige and exposure that come with winning the competition that launched the careers of many of opera's biggest stars. (more...)

Wolf Trap's 2017 Summer Shows on Sale This SaturdayWolf Trap's 2017 Summer Shows on Sale This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Tickets for Summer 2017 performances at Wolf Trap are officially on sale to the public beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 18. (more...)

Celtic Woman Release Special Version of 'Danny Boy' to Celebrate St. Patrick's DayCeltic Woman Release Special Version of 'Danny Boy' to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

This release comes as the CELTIC WOMAN foursome are out on their Voices Of Angels tour. The 84-city trek kicked off March 2 in Lakeland, FL and will take Celtic Woman across the country before wrapping June 25 in Lynn, MA. (more...)

Nine Young Opera Singers Advance To Final Round of Met's National Council AuditionsNine Young Opera Singers Advance To Final Round of Met's National Council Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Following yesterday's highly competitive semi-final competition, nine young singers will advance to the final phase of the Metropolitan Opera's 2017 National Council Auditions, America's most prestigious vocal competition. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Participants for 19th Annual Betty Carter's Jazz AheadKennedy Center Announces Participants for 19th Annual Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the participants in Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead (BCJA)-the international jazz residency, performance, and composition project discovering and presenting the next generation of jazz greats-to be held March 20-31, 2017 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Led by Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, the Jazz Ahead program identifies outstanding, emerging jazz artists/composers in their mid-teens to age 25 and brings them together under the tutelage of experienced artists/instructors who coach and counsel them, polishing their performance, composing, and arranging skills. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER, 5/11-13On Site Opera Presents Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER, 5/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Known for staging 'the ultimate in intimate productions' (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents a trio of exciting new site-specific opera productions in 2017, beginning May 11-13 with Mozart's rarely-performed early opera The Secret Gardener (La finta giardiniera) at the West Side Community Garden. (more...)

Sheryl Crow to Release First Album for Warner Bros. Records 'Be Myself'Sheryl Crow to Release First Album for Warner Bros. Records 'Be Myself'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Multi-platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and musician Sheryl Crow will release a new album, entitled Be Myself, on April 21st via Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces First Performances of Summer 2017Wolf Trap Announces First Performances of Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has announced the first performances of Summer 2017 at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. (more...)

IRATION To Support Slightly Stoopid on 'Sounds of Summer 2017' TourIRATION To Support Slightly Stoopid on 'Sounds of Summer 2017' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION will hit the road this summer with their friends Slightly Stoopid as the main support on the 'Sounds of Summer 2017' tour. (more...)

The National Symphony Orchestra Performs Live on NPR's 'All Things Considered'The National Symphony Orchestra Performs Live on NPR's 'All Things Considered'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) was the first orchestra to perform the live music for NPR's All Things Considered, on Monday, February 27. The NSO performs the music featured before and after all of the news segments, as well as new arrangements of the All Things Considered 'theme.' The Orchestra will be led by Principal Pops conductor Steven Reineke, who will also participate in a Q&A together with NSO trombonist David Murray, which will be streamed at NPR Live and the NPR and NSO's Facebook pages, as will video clips of the Orchestra during the show. (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Announce 'Long Way Home' Summer Tour With Special Guest Phillip PhillipsGoo Goo Dolls Announce 'Long Way Home' Summer Tour With Special Guest Phillip Phillips
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road this summer for their third headline run since the release of their latest album Boxes. (more...)

New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season and the conclusion of Alan Gilbert's tenure as Music Director. (more...)

Winners of the 2017 George London Awards Are AnnouncedWinners of the 2017 George London Awards Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The winners of the 46th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place in a front of an audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.  (more...)

Utah Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season For 40th AnniversaryUtah Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season For 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2017-18 season in recognition of the company's 40th anniversary. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th SeasonLos Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New works, multimedia presentations, performances of choral masterworks, and an expansive state-wide community singing project that will have global reach comprise the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th season announced today by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and President and CEO Jean Davidson. (more...)

Diana Krall Announces 2017-18 World Tour In Support Of Highly Anticipated New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'Diana Krall Announces 2017-18 World Tour In Support Of Highly Anticipated New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, announced the first round of dates for her upcoming 2017-2018 World Tour today in support of the highly anticipated new album 'Turn Up The Quiet,' (more...)

Diana Krall Announces World Tour And New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'Diana Krall Announces World Tour And New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, announced the first round of dates for her upcoming 2017-2018 World Tour today in support of the highly anticipated new album 'Turn Up The Quiet,' coming out on Verve Records May 5th with pre-order available now at Amazon. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-2017 Season Continues with Kansas City Premiere of DEAD MAN WALKINGLyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-2017 Season Continues with Kansas City Premiere of DEAD MAN WALKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the powerful modern classic, Dead Man Walking, music by Jake Heggie and libretto by Terrence McNally, and based on the novel by Sister Helen Prejean, with performances March 4, 8, 10 and 12 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in English with English titles. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC at Hunter CollegeDoug Varone and Dancers Offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC: a one-on-one mentorship program with Doug Varone for experienced choreographers May 28 - June 2, 2017 at Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, NYC 10065. (more...)

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