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Bernard Labadie to Conduct NY Phil in Mozart's Requiem, Works by J.S. Bach and Handel, 11/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's 'Let the Bright Seraphim' from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Frédéric Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. The concerts will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Chorale to Present Fall Gala Concert MEFISTOFELE - 11/6 at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announced its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (For more information or tickets to the Gala, please contact Mariane Lemieux at mlemieux@collegiatechorale.org or 646-435-9052.) (more...)

Deborah Voigt Opens Her Season with Haiti Benefit in San Francisco October 2, Fall Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Superstar soprano Deborah Voigt opens her fall season on October 2, hosting a benefit concert for the Sing With Haiti project at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco; a live webcast will be available here. The same week, she returns to the Metropolitan Opera to reprise her role as host for their popular “Live in HD” series, hosting the worldwide broadcast of a new production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin (Oct 5). (more...)

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Creator Murray Horowitz Set for Sunday @ The Segal Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

A rare opportunity for theatre lovers, Ain't Misbehavin' co-creator and veteran radio broadcaster Murray Horwitz will join Director of Opera at McGill University, Patrick Hansen, for an intimate pre-show talk today, September 29th at 11:00 a.m. Sunday @ The Segal is part of the Segal Centre's SEGAL + Public Programs. ENTRANCE IS FREE. (more...)

OSSCS Launches 44th Season with New Music Director Clinton Smith Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers (OSSCS) launch a stunning 44th season with a dynamic new music director, Clinton Smith and a compelling roster of seven concerts inspired by different facets of the human spirit. Smith's inaugural OSSCS concert, titled Love and Adoration, is at 7:30 p.m. tonight, September 28th at the First Free Methodist Church on Queen Anne. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Brooklyn Academy Of Music Announces New Participants for Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the second cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center. The companies for this session are of mixed disciplines ranging from opera to theater to dance. Chosen by the BAM panel, the organizations taking part in this session are American Opera Projects, The Civilians, Kate Weare Company, Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance, and WHITE WAVE DANCE. As with the inaugural session, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program are Clubbed Thumb, Girl Be Heard, National Black Theatre, Ripe Time, and VisionIntoArt. (more...)

NYFOS Launches 'After Hours' Cabaret Series at Henry's with AUTUMN IN NEW YORK Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

NYFOS launches its first season of NYFOS After Hours cabaret concerts at HENRY's restaurant tonight, September 23, at 10:00pm with AUTUMN IN NEW YORK. (more...)

Manilow's HARMONY, DeVito and Griffiths in THE SUNSHINE BOYS, WE WILL ROCK YOU, PORGY & BESS & More Set for Ahmanson in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

The 2013-2014 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Houston Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Houston debut of Jessica Lang Dance will kick off Society for the Performing Arts' 2013-2014 season tonight, Sept. 20, 2013, at 8 p.m. in Wortham Center's Cullen Theater. (more...)

Stephanie Blythe to Perform with Les Violons du Roy at Harris Theatre, 10/14-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe - coming off a starring role in Robert Lepage's production of the Ring Cycle at New York's Metropolitan Opera - heads to Chicago for her Harris Theater debut, performing alongside the award-winning French-Canadian ensemble Les Violons du Roy and Music Director Bernard Labadie, October 17 at 7:30 pm. Ms. Blythe and Les Violons du Roy stop in Chicago as part of their North American tour running October 14 - 27. (more...)

Glimmerglass Announces EMS for Centrally Managing Intelligent Optical Systems
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Glimmerglass EMS centrally and securely provides Telecom Operators with monitoring of centralized alarms and logs, fast and easy configuration and provisioning of circuits, secure user access control, and support of centralized maintenance capabilities including system backup and restore and software upgrade. (more...)

Tickets to Collegiate Chorale's MEFISTOFELE at Carnegie Hall Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (For more information or tickets to the Gala, please contact Mariane Lemieux at mlemieux@collegiatechorale.org or 646-435-9052.) (more...)

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE, MOBY-DICK, THE MAGIC FLUTE and More Set for Washington National Opera's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

The 2013-2014 season of Washington National Opera (WNO) has just been announced by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. The season includes Tristan and Isolde, a new production of The Force of Destiny, the East Coast premiere of Moby-Dick, The Elixir of Love, and a new production of The Magic Flute. WNO will also present the world premiere of The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, a holiday-themed family opera commissioned by WNO and written by acclaimed American composer Jeanine Tesori. A second season of the American Opera Initiative will continue WNO's efforts to commission new American works. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Welthy Holliday Productions' BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Welthy Holliday Productions presents a revival of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow, the inaugural theatrical production by the company, directed by Elena Araoz. Be a Good Little Widow runs now through September 22, 2013 in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B in New York City. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW Now Playing at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Welthy Holliday Productions proudly presents a revival of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow, the inaugural theatrical production by the company, directed by Elena Araoz. Be a Good Little Widow runs from September 12 - 22, 2013 in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B in New York City. (more...)

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Creator Murray Horowitz Set for Sunday @ The Segal, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Sunday @ The Segal - The Segal Centre's enriching series of pre-show lectures returns for another season in collaboration with the Institute for Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) at McGill University. Go beyond the stage with Ain't Misbehavin' creator Murray Horwitz on Sunday, September 29th at 11:00 a.m. It's free! (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The music of Georg Friedrich Haas possesses “an otherworldly beauty,” writes The New Yorker. His compositional toolbox includes exotic scales and alternative tunings. He often draws on centuries past for inspiration, as in this program, which includes homages to the music of Desprez and the poetry of Sappho. Newly appointed to the Columbia University faculty, Haas will participate in an onstage discussion about his music during the performance. After his first Composer Portrait in 2009, The New York Times wrote: “One of the pleasures of frequent concertgoing is discovering an exciting new or little-known work. The American premiere of 'In Vain,' a kaleidoscopic masterpiece by Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, proved an exhilarating experience.” (more...)

Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, & Joshua Schmidt Join Met Opera's Met/LCT New Works Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the addition of three new composers to its Met/LCT New Works Program. Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, and Joshua Schmidt, three critically heralded young composers, have signed on to develop new operas through the program, which allows gifted composers and librettists to workshop new material for the opera and music theater stages, using the resources of the Met and Lincoln Center Theater. Nico Muhly's Two Boys, workshopped through the program, will have its North American premiere at the Met on October 21. (more...)

NYFOS to Tour NED IS NINETY Birthday Tribute to Ned Rorem, 11/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, Steven Blier, Artistic Director • Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director, opens its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with 'NED IS NINETY', a musical 90th birthday for American icon (and guest of honor) Ned Rorem. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale to Present Fall Gala Concert MEFISTOFELE, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Calls for Applications for 2014 Summer Internship Program; Deadline 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Jacob's Pillow Dance, home to the longest-running international dance festival in the U.S., is accepting applications for its 2014 Summer Intern Program. 33 interns from around the world are selected, following a competitive application review and interview process, to help produce the field's most comprehensive and engaging festival of dance. (more...)

Jessica Lang Dance to Perform at Jorgensen, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The superbly cutting-edge Jessica Lang Dance will perform its newest work, Within the Space I Hold, and five other dance pieces at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Sing the Classics with Utah Symphony, 11/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

In the first pops concert of the season, Utah Symphony will welcome back to Utah Brian Stokes Mitchell, a much-loved vocalist who performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir during their annual Christmas Concert in 2008. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell Receives SDC's Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that Artistic Director Charles Newell of Court Theatre is the recipient of the 2013 Zelda Fichandler Award, which recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through singular creativity and artistry in theatre. The award heralds accomplishment to date and promise for the future, artistic vision, and deep commitment to a region outside of New York. It carries an unrestricted grant of $5000 to the individual recipient. The award will be presented to Mr. Newell on Monday, November 4, 2013 at a reception at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents Verdi's THE FORCE OF DESTINY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with a new production honoring the 200th birthday of Giuseppe Verdi, one of opera's most legendary composers: The Force of Destiny, tonight, October 12-26 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Verdi's epic romantic and political drama, which hasn't been seen in Washington in nearly 25 years, will be presented in a daring and visually striking new production directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. Conductor Xian Zhang, in her WNO debut, leads the WNO Orchestra in interpreting some of Verdi's most beautiful melodies. (more...)

Update: Bernard Labadie To Conduct Mozart's Requiem and Works by J.S. Bach and Handel; Matthew Muckey Subs for Philip Smith
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Fre?de?ric Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. Associate Principal Trumpet Matthew Muckey, replacing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, who is on temporary leave from the Orchestra, will make his Philharmonic solo debut in these performances. The concerts will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens Composer Portraits with Austria's Georg Friedrich Haas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens its 2013-14 season of Composer Portraits with the work of Austrian composer and newly appointed Columbia University faculty member GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS on October 10, 2013. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Kevin Newbury to Direct World Premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced today that the acclaimed American director Kevin Newbury will direct the world-premiere production of Bel Canto during the company's 2015-16 season. Newbury replaces Stephen Wadsworth. (more...)

NYFOS to Present CUBANS IN PARIS, CUBANS AT HOME, 12/3 in Reston, VAC; 12/5 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, with Steven Blier, Artistic Director, and Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director, continues its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with 'CUBANS IN PARIS, CUBANS AT HOME', featuring Cuban music's rich history in the concert halls, theaters, and nightclubs of two continents. (more...)

Alan Menken to Receive York Theatre Company's Lifetime Achievement Award at 22nd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

The York Theatre Company will honor legendary Broadway and film composer Alan Menken with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 22nd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held Monday, December 9, 2013 at The Hudson Theatre (145 West 44thStreet). (more...)

Bernard Labadie Conducts NY Phil in Mozart's Requiem, Works by J.S. Bach and Handel, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's 'Let the Bright Seraphim' from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Frederic Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. The concerts will take place tonight, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME to Run 12/14-22 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale Presents MEFISTOFELE at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale presents its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito tonight, November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera to Open 2013-14 Season with Levy's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA, Begin. 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) will kick-off its 73rd continuous season of grand opera this 2013-2014 season with the Southeast American premiere of Broward-based composer Marvin David Levy's Mourning Becomes Electra. In homage to its composer, the production will open at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on November 7, 2013, in a new production created by Florida Grand Opera. (more...)

Cirque Du Soleil's Diane Paulus-Helmed AMALUNA to Open at Citi Field, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Following the enormous popular and critical success of TOTEM earlier this year, Cirque du Soleil has announced the return of its trademark blue-and-yellow big top to New York this spring with Amaluna, directed by 2013 Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Hair) beginning performances Thursday, March 20 on the grounds of Citi Field in Queens. Whimsical and enchanting, Amaluna is a theatrical acrobatic tribute to the work and voice of women. Amaluna had its world premiere in April of 2012 in Montreal. (more...)

NYFOS to Tour NED IS NINETY Birthday Tribute to Ned Rorem, 11/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, Steven Blier, Artistic Director • Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director, opens its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with 'NED IS NINETY', a musical 90th birthday for American icon (and guest of honor) Ned Rorem. (more...)

Show Palace Entertainment Presents IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

Show Palace Entertainment presents IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, today, November 28 through December 25, 2013. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HOLIDAY ORGAN SPECTACULAR, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Cascading notes swirl in a reverberating mural of majestic sounds as the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ fills the concert hall with the nostalgia of holiday classics during Pacific Symphony's annual 'Holiday Organ Spectacular,' part of the Pedals and Pipes series. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present Annual HOLIDAY ORGAN SPECTACULAR, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Cascading notes swirl in a reverberating mural of majestic sounds as the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ fills the concert hall with the nostalgia of holiday classics during Pacific Symphony's annual "Holiday Organ Spectacular," part of the Pedals and Pipes series. The evening ignites with the talent of virtuoso organist Todd Wilson, Broadway soprano Lisa Vroman and accompanying Symphony principal musicians: Timothy Landauer, cello; Benjamin Smolen, flute; Barry Perkins, trumpet; and Mindy Ball, harp. Visiting the Symphony for the fourth year, Wilson, head of the organ department at The Cleveland Institute of Music and curator of the E.M. Skinner pipe organ at Severance Hall, also performs organ works by Bach, Widor, Carter and Purvis. This concert takes place one night only, Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $15-75; for more information or to purchase tickets, call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org. (more...)

It's Official! Sutton Foster to Return to Broadway in VIOLET; Show Set for Limited Run at American Airlines Theatre Starting in Late March
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2013

It's Official! Sutton Foster is coming BACK to Broadway, as Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that it will present two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in a Broadway production of VIOLET (first seen as part of Encores! Off-Center concert series in 2013), directed by Leigh Silverman. Based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, VIOLET features music by Jeanine Tesori and book & lyrics by Brian Crawley. VIOLET will be produced in association with Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, David Mirvish, Barry and Fran Weissler, Elizabeth Armstrong, and Mary Jo and Ted Shen. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces Events for 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Since the appointment of Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello in 2010, The Glimmerglass Festival has grown the number of events presented during its summer season, with concerts, lectures, question-and-answer sessions and more supplementing its core calendar of four mainstage productions. (more...)

Show Palace Entertainment to Present IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, 11/28-12/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Show Palace Entertainment presents IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, November 28 through December 25, 2013. (more...)

New York Festival of Song Continues AFTER HOURS Series with A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU!, 12/16
by Rosie Hertzman - Nov 18, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG continues its new series NYFOS AFTER HOURS with “A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU!” Yuletide Classics by Jewish Songwriters. (more...)

British Pianist Daniel Grimwood to Headline Benefits for The Atlantic Classical Orchestra, 12/10 and 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Fort Pierce, FL - Atlantic Classical Orchestra will present the U.S. premiere of German composer Adolf von Henselt's Piano Concerto in two special events hosted by the Stuart Friends and Vero Friends of Atlantic Classical Orchestra. Performed by the celebrated UK pianist Daniel Grimwood, with members of the orchestra, the incredible work clearly portrays why Henselt is heralded as one of six composers (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Chopin, Schumann, Listzt, Thalberg and Henselt himself) born in the early 1800's who shaped the development of romantic piano music. (more...)

Deborah Voigt to Bring VOIGT LESSONS to Calderwood Pavilion, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

As the Associated Press observes, Deborah Voigt boasts 'a stage presence that radiates an endearing charm.' This fall, the superstar soprano returns to Boston's Celebrity Series with two performances of Voigt Lessons at the Calderwood Pavilion on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22, with Kevin Stites on piano. An intimate one-woman show, Voigt Lessons was developed in working sessions with award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and director Francesca Zambello at the famed MacDowell Colony, and takes the leading dramatic soprano's life and career as the basis for a revealing script that incorporates 18 songs and arias of special importance to her. At its premiere at the 2011 Glimmerglass Festival, Voigt Lessons impressed the New York Times as 'chatty, witty, and sometimes painfully poignant,' while Toronto's Globe and Mail pronounced it 'an absolute gem.' (more...)

NYFOS Tours NED IS NINETY Birthday Tribute to Ned Rorem, Now thru 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, Steven Blier, Artistic Director • Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director, opens its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with 'NED IS NINETY', a musical 90th birthday for American icon (and guest of honor) Ned Rorem. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell Sings the Classics with Utah Symphony Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

In the first pops concert of the season, Utah Symphony will welcome back to Utah Brian Stokes Mitchell, a much-loved vocalist who performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir during their annual Christmas Concert in 2008. (more...)

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