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Review: TREEMONISHA at Opera Theatre Of Saint Louis

Last Saturday Opera Theatre of St. Louis premiered a new adaptation of Scott Joplin’s legendary opera Treemonisha.  It is a bright and worthy addition to our recent flurry of adoration of some of America’s major black composers;  the Black Rep closed their stunningly fine evening of Eubie Blake’s music three days earlier.

Greenwich Village Orchestra Presents Season Finale Barbara Yahr, Music Director With Xiao Wang, May 7​​​​​​​

On Sunday March 7, 2023 at 3:00pm at All Saints Church, the GVO presents its Season Finale, featuring award-winning violinist Xiao Wang in Paganini's First Violin Concerto, plus the eloquent and expressive Second Symphony of Johannes Brahms, conducted by Music Director Barbara Yahr. Tickets available at

Washington National Opera Presents Tenth Season Of American Opera Initiative, January 21

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the tenth season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative (AOI) with world premieres of three new operas on January 21, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2022 EarShot Readings Commission For Elijah Daniel Smith

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces that composer Elijah Daniel Smith is the recipient of its 2022 EarShot Readings Commission, supported by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting.

All Tickets On Sale For New Jersey Symphony's 2022�"23 Centennial Season

All tickets are on sale now for the New Jersey Symphony's landmark centennial season, led by Music Director Xian Zhang. Patrons can purchase tickets for individual concerts and can save through subscriptions and Compose Your Own series packages of three or more mainstage concerts.

American Composers Orchestra Hosts 2022 EarShot Readings In New York City For Emerging Composers, June 16-17

American Composers Orchestra continues its commitment to the creation and development of new orchestra music, and to the next generation of composers, through its 2022 ACO EarShot Readings in New York City on June 16 and 17, 2022 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th St.).

Arizona Opera Announces Casting For Its 2022/23 Season

Arizona Opera announced casting today for their vibrant 2022/23 Season, which will feature an exciting array of productions, ranging from beloved classics to new works, including a return to five in-theater shows in both Phoenix and Tucson.

Portland Opera To Celebrate George Manahan In George & Friends Concert

In a special one-night-only event, Portland Opera will celebrate Maestro George Manahan's tenure as Portland Opera's Music Director with a concert in his honor. The Portland Opera Chorus and Orchestra will be featured, as well as guest artists and friends performing arias and ensemble pieces in a night of celebration. The George & Friends Concert will take place on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 7:30PM at the Keller Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now.    

Music Director Delta David Gier Wins 2022 Ditson Conductor's Award

Delta David Gier, distinguished conductor, is the recipient of the 2022 Ditson Conductor's Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced. Gier will receive $5,000 and a citation on behalf of Columbia's President Lee C. Bollinger. Previous recipients include Gustav Meier, David Zinman, Alan Gilbert, George Manahan, Leonard Bernstein, Marin Alsop, Oliver Knussen, and John Adams.

American Composers Orchestra Supports Nineteen Emerging Composers In 2022 EarShot Readings

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its commitment to the creation and development of new orchestra music, and to the next generation of composers, through its 2022 ACO EarShot Readings program.

New Jersey Symphony Announces 2022�"23 Centennial Season, Extends Xian Zhang's Contract

The New Jersey Symphony and Music Director Xian Zhang announce the Symphony's landmark 2022–23 centennial season—and an extension of Zhang's music director contract through the 2027–28 season.

American Composers Orchestra Announces Spring 2022 Programming

American Composers Orchestra continues its 2021-2022 season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and President Melissa Ngan, with new and ongoing partnerships with the Apollo, National Black Theatre, and Carnegie Hall in spring 2022.

Portland Opera Music Director George Manahan Steps Down After 9 Seasons

George Manahan, Portland Opera's esteemed Music Director, will step down from the role after 9 years with the company. Portland Opera will celebrate his leadership and tenure with a concert in his honor, featuring the Portland Opera Orchestra and Chorus, as well as special guests, on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 PM, at the Keller Auditorium. 

Conductor And Organist Kent Tritle's Full 2021-22 Season Of Events Announced

Kent Tritle's 2021-22 season schedule features a full slate of events: he leads five concerts at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine with the Cathedral Choir, four with Oratorio Society of New York, four with Musica Sacra, and three with groups at the Manhattan School of Music.

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2021-22 Season

American Composers Orchestra announces its 2021-2022 season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and President Melissa Ngan. ACO continues its commitment to the creation, performance, preservation, and promotion of music by American composers with programming that sparks curiosity and reflects geographic, stylistic, racial, and gender diversity.

Tania León and Angélica Negrón Join American Composers Orchestra's Next Composer Talk

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) presents its next Composer to Composer Talk online with Tania León and Angélica Negrón on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5pm ET.

Meredith Monk & Missy Mazzoli to Take Part in American Composers Orchestra's Next COMPOSER TO COMPOSER TALK

American Composers Orchestra will present its next Composer to Composer Talk online with Meredith Monk and Missy Mazzoli on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5pm ET. The talk, which will be hosted by ACO Artistic Director Derek Bermel, will be live-streamed and available for on-demand viewing for seven days.

Portland Opera Announces Reimagined 2020/21 Season

Portland Opera has announced a reimagined 2020/21 season, featuring a series of virtual recitals from the company's artistic home in Southeast Portland, an outdoor opera experience, and productions broadcast via the company's new digital channel, Portland Opera Onscreen.

Composer Scott Lee Releases 'Through The Mangrove Tunnels'

On Friday, November 13, 2020, composer Scott Lee releases Through the Mangrove Tunnels on Panoramic Recordings, an imprint of New Focus Recordings.

Scott Lee Releases THROUGH THE MANGROVE TUNNELS Performed by the JACK Quartet With Steven Beck & Russell Lacy

Through the Mangrove Tunnels, performed by the JACK Quartet with pianist Steven Beck and drummer Russell Lacy, is a 45-minute work inspired by Lee's experiences growing up exploring the swamps and bayous of Florida.

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