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Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Scots Opera Project Team Up For DIDO AND AENEAS

Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Scots Opera Project are set to join forces in late Summer to produce a new Scottish Gaelic and Scots Language version of Henry Purcell’s baroque operatic masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas.
Academia De Música Antigua De La UNAM Presenta Venus Y Adonis, De John Blow, En La Sala Manuel M. Ponce

La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal), a través de la Coordinación Nacional de Música y Ópera, presentan a la Academia de Música Antigua de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), bajo la dirección artística de Eunice Padilla, con la participación especial del director invitado Miguel Espinoza y la directora de coro Ethel González-Horta, en un concierto que llevará al público en un viaje a través de la música del barroco europeo.
Festival Opera to Present Two OPERA IN THE PARK Concerts In Orinda + Walnut Creek

Festival Opera will host two free Opera in the Park concerts in Orinda and in Walnut Creek. Learn more about the concerts!
Festival Opera Reveals Lineup For 2024 Season

Festival Opera has announced details of the company’s 2024 season highlighted by an innovative double bill of two one-act operas that are centered on the theme of love and loss. Learn more about the season here!
English Opera DIDO AND AENEAS To Be Performed Next Month In Morristown

On Saturday, May 4, 7:00 PM at St. Mary's Abbey of Morristown, a musical merger between the Somerset Hills Chorus of Music in the Somerset Hills (MISH) and the Trenton-based LOTUS Chorale is bound to generate an electric performance of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, one of the first English operas ever written.
Les Violons du Roy Comes to Midwest Trust Center in May

Les Violons du Roy  with Jonathan Cohen, Music Director and Miloš, Guitar comes to Yardley Hall  in May. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2024.
Interview: Measha Brueggergosman-Lee of Opera Atelier's ALL IS LOVE

BroadwayWorld Toronto spoke to ALL IS LOVE star Brueggergosman-Lee about her love for the show and the company, the importance of taking risks, and how her upcoming Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award is really an encouragement to keep creating.
Over 1,300 Performances Added to the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Lineup

A new batch of shows to be staged at the 2024 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been revealed. Learn more about the full lineup here!
Opera Atelier to Present ALL IS LOVE This Spring at Koerner Hall

Opera Atelier will present the return of ALL IS LOVE, the fully staged mixed program celebrating love in all its splendour at Koerner Hall. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Oregon Symphony to Present Selections From Curtis Stewart's OF LOVE

The Oregon Symphony Orchestra will present composer and violinist Curtis Stewart's 'of Love' - A Personal Requiem. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Ralph Vaughan Williams's RIDERS TO THE SEA (Homens ao Mar) Opens Theatro Sao Pedro 2024 Season

The opera season at Theatro Sao Pedro, will begin with the premiere of Riders to the Sea, by Vaughan Williams, considered the greatest British symphonist. With musical direction by Claudio Cruz and scenic direction by Caetano Vilela, the opera will be preceded by the instrumental work Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, by the same composer.
The Dessoff Choirs to Present Valerie Capers' Sojourner in February

The Dessoff Choirs will return to Union Theological Seminary on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 4:00pm.
William Brittelle Announces New Mini-Album 'Alive In The Electric Snow Dream'

Developed and recorded during the pandemic with Metropolis Ensemble, Alive in the Electric Snow Dream features Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Bon Iver), Holland Andrews, and Eliza Bagg (Roomful of Teeth, Lisel) on vocals, Immanuel Wilkins on sax, Ben Cassorla on guitar, Paul Wiancko (Kronos Quartet, OWLS) on strings.
CMS Winter Festival: Quartet Panorama to Feature Performances by Calidore, Schumann, Cremona, and Escher Quartets

CMS Winter Festival: Quartet Panorama, taking place in February and March showcases the future of string quartets. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Long Beach Opera World Premiere Of ISOLA At The Compound Long Beach, February 3, 10, 11

ISOLA–a prismatic meditation on time, mental health and isolation– is the new opera by composer Alyssa Weinberg with a text by poet J. Mae Barizo that launches Long Beach Opera's 2024 Season.
Solistas Ensamble Celebra Su 40 Aniversario Con La Presentación De King Arthur, De Henry Purcell

Solistas Ensamble celebrates its 40th anniversary with the performance of King Arthur by Henry Purcell. Concerts will take place on January 19 and January 21 in Mexico City.
Hofesh Shechter Company Reveals 2024 Cohort For The Shechter II Company Performing FROM ENGLAND WITH LOVE

Hofesh Shechter Company has announced the eight dancers selected to join the prestigious company Shechter II. The selected dancers represent the very best of the next generation of contemporary dance artists and will be performing in Hofesh Shechter's compelling new work, From England with Love.
Johannes Weisser and Oslo Circles Come to Den Norske Opera

Baroque violinist Astrid Kirschner and her musicians in the critically acclaimed baroque ensemble Oslo Circles are back at the Opera.
New Collection RAIN From Late Vocalist Nora York Out Now

Good Mood Records returns with the new album RAIN from the groundbreaking late vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK.
Aires Otoñales Ofrecerá Un Viaje Por Las Emociones Humanas En El Museo Mural Diego Rivera

Discover the emotional journey of human emotions in the concert 'Aires otoñales' at the Museo Mural Diego Rivera. Mezzosoprano Estefanya Márquez and soprano Alejandra Toledo will present arias from the opera tradition. Free admission on November 10th at 6:30 PM.


How many shows has Henry Purcell written?

Henry Purcell has written 2 shows including Don Quixote (Composer), Colin and His Wife (Composer).

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