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Swami & The Bed Of Nails (Feat. Swami John Reis) to Release Debut Album

Swami & the Bed of Nails featuring Swami John Reis (Hot Snakes, Drive Like Jehu, Rocket From The Crypt, PLOSIVS and more) are excited to announce the Friday, August 2 release of the band’s debut album, All Of This Awaits You. Listen to a new single now!
PAGLIACCI, THE MAGIC FLUTE & More Set for Seattle Opera 2024/25 Season

Seattle Opera has unveiled its 2024/25 season. Learn about the productions and see how to purchase tickets!
AWAKE IN THE DARK: A Theater Concert Work to be Presented at First Unitarian Congregational Society

AWAKE IN THE DARK: A CONCERT THEATRE WORK, a new play from Shira Nayman and Ben Moore, adapted from Nayman's collection of short stories, begins an exclusive two show run on December 14 in Downtown Brooklyn.
Tenor Eric Ferring to Release 'No Choice But Love: Songs of the LGBTQ+ Community'

The two-CD length album seeks to highlight diverse LGBTQIA+ voices and perspectives, through revelatory performances of important songs by some of today’s leading composers, including the world premiere recording of Ben Moore’s Love Remained in a new version for tenor, and the commissioned title work, No Choice but Love.
Swami John Reis (Hot Snakes/Drive Like Jehu/PLOSIVS) Announces Full Band Tour For August

The Swami John Reis Band will be making their first-ever appearances on select California dates this August. Touring in support of Ride The Wild Night, Reis’ recently released debut album on Swami Records, the run will begin on Friday, August 5 in Sacramento, CA and culminate in an appearance at The Casbah in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, August 9.
BWW Interview: Michael Kelly of THE PLEASING RECOLLECTION at 54 Below

Opera star Michael Kelly willed this piece into existence and, now, it comes into the light. Read the story of how it happened in this new interview with BroadwayWorld Cabaret.
Swami John Reis Announces Long-Awaited Debut Solo Album 'Ride The Wild Night'

Ride The Wild Night is neither completely similar nor dissimilar to Reis’ previous bands (Hot Snakes, Night Marchers, The Sultans, Rocket From The Crypt, Drive Like Jehu), yet the sound is immediately familiar and assuring. The music is an amalgam of Sixties folk-punk, Seventies punk-punk and pre-Vietnam War rock ’n’ roll.
Earthless Shares Teaser from New Album 'Night Parade of One Hundred Demons'

In anticipation of the album and shows, Earthless have shared a three-minute clip from the album’s epic 41-minute title track. The latest album from the San Diego-based psych rock power trio -- Isaiah Mitchell (guitar & vocals), Mike Eginton (bass) and Mario Rubalcaba (drums) -- will be on display with their upcoming tour dates.
Houston Grand Opera Announces 2022 Concert Of Arias Winners

Houston Grand Opera has announced the winners for this year's Concert of Arias, the 34th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held last evening at the Wortham Theater Center and livestreamed for audiences at home on HGO Digital and HGO's Facebook and YouTube channels.
Bronx Arts Ensemble to Present Markel Reed in Concert

Bronx Arts Ensemble has announced Reflections, a free concert event on February 5, 2022, at 3 pm at Bronx House Community Center, 990 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY.
Houston Grand Opera Announces 2022 Concert of Arias Finalists

Houston Grand Opera has announced the nine finalists for this year’s Concert of Arias, the 34th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, to be presented live from the Wortham Theater Center on January 21, 2022, at 7 p.m. CT.
Kentucky Opera Announces Brown-Forman 2021/22 Season

Kentucky Opera has announced its Brown-Forman 2021/22 season highlighting community and artistic partners, as well as key themes of Faith, Justice and Family that resonated throughout Kentucky Opera’s 2020/21 virtual season.
Outlaw Country Artist Sara Petite to Release 'Rare Bird' Feb. 26

Award-winning songwriter. International road warrior. American roots outlaw. San Diego's Sara Petite is readying the release of Rare Bird on Feb 26th.
Eastman Opera Theatre to Premiere First Virtual Concert OUR VOICES: IMMERSIVE COMPOSER COLLABORATIONS

Eastman Opera Theatre will be premiering its first virtual presentation, 'Our Voices: Immersive Composer Collaborations,' December 16-20.
BWW Feature: Where to Tune in to Free Opera and Music Performances May 22-29

Find out where to tune in to free opera and music performances, May 22-29!
New Amsterdam Singers Perform Frank Martin's MASS FOR DOUBLE CHORUS

New Amsterdam Singers, led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will launch its 2019a?"20 season with A Century of A Cappella Gems, anchored by a major work, the Mass for a cappella double chorus by the Swiss composer Frank Martin (1890-1974). The two concerts will be performed Friday, December 13, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. at Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114th Street and Broadway.
Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center Presents Tenor Paul Appleby In Schumann's Dichterliebe

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents celebrated American tenor Paul Appleby in Schumann's Dichterliebe for Voice and Piano, Op. 48 (1840) with pianist Ken Noda on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:30pm at Alice Tully Hall. Part of a concert titled 1891: Brahms's Clarinet Quintet, the program also includes Schubert's Fantasie in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D. 940, Op. 103 (1828) and Brahms's Quintet in B minor for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 115 (1891) performed by pianist and Artistic Director Wu Han, violinists Aaron Boyd and Francisco Fullana, violinist and violist Yura Lee, cellist Keith Robinson, and clarinetist David Shifrin.
Marcus Institute For Vocal Arts Announces 2019-20 Season

Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts, under the leadership of artistic director Brian Zeger, announces its 2019-20 season of opera and vocal arts performances. Highlights of the upcoming season include three mainstage operas: Mozart's Così fan tutte, conducted by alumnus Nimrod David Pfeffer and directed by faculty member David Paul, on November 13, 15, and 17, 2019, in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater; Virgil Thomson's The Mother of Us All, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's MetLiveArts and the New York Philharmonic with Juilliard singers, conducted by Daniela Candillari and directed by Louisa Proske, on February 8, 11, 12, and 14, 2020, in the Charles Engelhard Court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Puccini's La bohème, conducted by Keri-Lynn Wilson and directed by Stephen Wadsworth, on April 22, 24, and 26, 2020, in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater.
Theater J Announces Yiddish Theater Lab Readings

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, continues its signature Yiddish Theater Lab with readings of two plays in May. The plays are The Rented Bridegroom by Rinne Groff (adapted from a play by Osip Dymov) on May 6 at Foundry Church and Yankl the Blacksmith by David Pinski on May 20 at the Goethe-Institut. These readings follow the first full production of the Yiddish Theater Lab,
New Amsterdam Singers Performs TANGO MASS: May 16, 19

For its final concerts of the 2018-2019 season, New Amsterdam Singers, led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will present music with roots in Argentina and Spain, featuring Misa a Buenos Aires/Misatango for chorus, strings, bandoneon, and piano by Argentine-born Martín Palmeri; two works by Astor Piazzolla from his cycle, Four Seasons of Buenos Aires; and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Romancero Gitano for chorus and guitar, on poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca. The concerts will take place Thursday, May 16, at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., at The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street (between First and Second Avenues).

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