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Photos: Damien Sneed's OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK VOICES At  Photo Photos: Damien Sneed's OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK VOICES At Auburn University
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022

See photos of Our Song, Our Story, created and directed by composer, conductor, and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed.

New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Cente Photo New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Center On December 14
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS), led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, presents its annual holiday show, A Goyishe Christmas to You! on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall's Upper Lobby at the Kaufman Music Center.

Interview: Raehann Bryce-Davis of OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK Photo Interview: Raehann Bryce-Davis of OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK VOICES at Ordway Concert Hall
by Jared Fessler - Nov 17, 2022

'Created and directed by composer, conductor, and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed, Our Song, Our Story is an evening of music highlighting some of the world's most well-known operatic arias, art songs and spirituals.

Interview: Raven McMillon of OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK VOIC Photo Interview: Raven McMillon of OUR SONG, OUR STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW GENERATION OF BLACK VOICES at Ordway Concert Hall
by Jared Fessler - Nov 17, 2022

'Created and directed by composer, conductor, and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed, Our Song, Our Story is an evening of music highlighting some of the world's most well-known operatic arias, art songs and spirituals. The concert brings together two of today's most exciting operatic voices in a diverse and powerful event featuring Raven McMillon and Raehann Bryce-Davis, and accompanied by a string quartet and Damien Sneed on piano. This will be an evening of memorable and beautiful music as they pay homage to Marian Anderson and Jessye Norman, who have paved the way for them and other African American opera singers, as well as George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and more.

Leslie Odom, Jr. to Star in LET FREEDOM RING CELEBRATION at the Kennedy Center Photo Leslie Odom, Jr. to Star in LET FREEDOM RING CELEBRATION at the Kennedy Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Georgetown University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free, ticketed musical tribute, the Let Freedom Ring Celebration. The annual program, part of the Center’s Millennium Stage free daily performance series, features Leslie Odom, Jr.

IMG Artists To Present Damien Sneed's OUR SONG, OUR STORY 2022-23 Tour Photo IMG Artists To Present Damien Sneed's OUR SONG, OUR STORY 2022-23 Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2022

Created and directed by composer, conductor, and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed, Our Song, Our Story - the New Generation of Black Voices is an evening of music highlighting some of the world's most well-known operatic arias, art songs and spirituals.

Decca To Release Never-Before-Heard 'Jessye Norman - The Unreleased Masters', Out Jan Photo Decca To Release Never-Before-Heard 'Jessye Norman - The Unreleased Masters', Out January 27, 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

Decca Classics has announced¬†Jessye Norman ‚Äď The Unreleased Masters, showcasing never-before-heard recordings of one of the greatest classical singers of all time. The set, out on January 27, 2023, includes an extraordinary performance of Tristan und Isolde with Ms. Norman performing the multiple roles of Isolde and Brang√§ne, Wagner and Strauss song cycles, and a live recording of an eclectic program of cantatas by Haydn, Berlioz and Britten.

GREAT PERFORMANCES Celebrates 50th Anniversary Season With Josh Groban Concert, RICHA Photo GREAT PERFORMANCES Celebrates 50th Anniversary Season With Josh Groban Concert, RICHARD III & More
by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

The season features the premiere of Great Performances: Intimate Apparel, which is available to stream now, and the premiere of Great Performances: Richard III from The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park; Josh Groban’s Great Big Radio City Show with Cyndi Lauper, Deneé Benton, and Tiler Peck; and more.

Thomas Riebl to Perform NAUMBURG LOOKS BACK at Carnegie Hall in November Photo Thomas Riebl to Perform NAUMBURG LOOKS BACK at Carnegie Hall in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

Austrian violist Thomas Riebl will be performing a rare US concert as part of the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation's distinguished series featuring past winners, Naumburg Looks Back, on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 7:30pm in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.  This concert celebrates the 40th anniversary of Mr. Riebl's winning of the first-ever Naumburg Viola Award in 1982.

Apollon Musagète Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson Play Segerstrom Center in October Photo Apollon Musagète Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson Play Segerstrom Center in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Apollon Musagète Quartet & pianist Garrick Ohlsson on Sunday, October 9, 2022, 2:00 pm at the Samueli Theater.

Jessye Norman Videos

VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and  Videoplay
VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and More!

by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2021

Wainwright‚Äôs latest album, ‚ÄúUnfollow The Rules‚ÄĚ is nominated for a Grammy but it‚Äôs his unique audio autobiography, ‚ÄúRoad Trip Elegies,‚ÄĚ a conversation with his therapist on a road trip from Montreal to New York City, that delivers insight about his musical journey and the relationships that shaped him and his music.¬†

Video Flashback: Chamber Music Society Celebrates Johannes Brahms With Jessye Norman Videoplay
Video Flashback: Chamber Music Society Celebrates Johannes Brahms With Jessye Norman

by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

Lincoln Center has released a new flashback video! Iconic soprano Jessye Norman performs alongside violist Pinchas Zukerman and CMS in this 1997 episode of Live From Lincoln Center, which celebrates the great Johannes Brahms.

Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day Videoplay
Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 27, 2019

Rufus Wainwright is set to release an A/B side 7' EP, Come A Little Bit Closer, on November 29, Record Store Day Black Friday. The limited edition EP arrives ahead of Wainwright's forthcoming 2020 album via BMG, and consists of two live performances of Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon' and Arcade Fire's 'Crown of Love.' Come A Little Bit Closer will be available exclusively at participating RSD Black Friday record stores, found here.

STAGE TUBE: KENNEDY CENTER HONORS to Air on CBS 12/27
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2011

Last night, The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts honored its 2011 recipients of their distinguished award. The 2011 honorees include Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma, Sonny Rollins & Meryl Streep. The gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 27, 2011 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT

BWW TV: Julie Taymor Visits LION KING Rehearsals in Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 14, 2011

Julie Taymor attended today the upcoming production of The Lion King which is going to open in Madrid Teatro Lope de Vega next October 21st. She joined the company in the celebration of this rehearsals during a press meeting this morning. Watch the clip to enjoy this moment!