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Melanated Moments In Classical Music Podcast To Continue To Elevate Black Contributions In Classical Music

On September 20, Classical Music Indy begins airing nine new episodes of Melanated Moments in Classical Music, the award-winning podcast that highlights works by, for and about Black people.

Portland Opera Announces 23-24 Resident Artists

Portland Opera has announced the artists selected to join the company's Resident Artist program for the 2023/24 season: returning soprano Judy Yannini, tenor Antonio Domino, tenor Roland Hawkins II, baritone Sankara Harouna, and collaborative pianist Edward Forstman. Portland Opera's Resident Artist (PORA) program, established in 2005, is one of the company's core programs—a rigorous residency and training program centered on the cultivation and support of emerging artists, as a bridge between the academic and professional world of opera.

RAGTIME: The Symphonic Concert & More Set for 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season

One of the country’s premier summer music festivals, Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937; events for the 85th season begin on Thursday, June 22.

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Shares Carnegie Hall Stage With Christine Baranski

Orpheus' final concert of the 2022/23 Carnegie Hall season features Baranski narrating Beethoven's Egmont and a 125th anniversary celebration of the life of Paul Robeson.

Portland Opera Presents ABSENCE, A One-Night-Only Concert Featuring Jazz Great and Celebrated Opera Composer Terence Blanchard

On May 26, 2023, Portland Opera will welcome jazz great and celebrated opera and film composer Terence Blanchard to the company with a special one-night-only concert “Absence.'

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Collaborates with Film Giants Danny Elfman and Liev Schreiber For Final Concerts of the 2022/23 Season

Orpheus' final concerts of the 2022/23 season are among its most exciting, with a newly commissioned work by composer Danny Elfman and a collaboration with actor Liev Schreiber

Boston Symphony Orchestra Announces 2023 Tanglewood Season Featuring World Premieres, BSO Commissions & More

The 85th Tanglewood season will offer audiences a wide range of programs and events that spotlight favorite guest artists and repertoire, while introducing dynamic new performers, conductors, and composers, with 48 artists in their Tanglewood or BSO debuts, and works by 28 living composers, including world premieres and five BSO commissions.

Dallas Opera Premieres New DAS RHEINGOLD, February 10-18

The Dallas Opera will premiere a new production of Wagner's epic tale Das Rheingold, a title returning to the Winspear stage after more than 20 years.

Guest Performers and Programming Announced For The Hart Institute For Women Conductors Annual Showcase Concert

​​​​​​​ The Dallas Opera has announced guest performers and programming for the upcoming Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors Showcase Concert on Saturday, January 28, at 7:30pm at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House (2403 Flora St., Dallas, TX).

World Premiere of SONGS IN FLIGHT Comes to The Met Next Thursday

In 2019, Cornell University started “Freedom on the Move,” a database of “runaway ads” collected from early newspapers in the United States. These ads, placed by enslavers, preserve snapshots of more than 30,000 enslaved people who took their fate into their own hands, liberating themselves from a cruel, ugly cycle whose effects ripple to this day.

DOC THE HALLS A Streaming Collection Of World Premiere Holiday Songs Available Now From Decameron Opera Coalition

Decameron Opera Coalition, the celebrated national alliance of independent opera companies, is together again with a digital video songbook for the holiday season, DOC the Halls, which is available on the AÏRIS video streaming platform and also as an audio album through all of the major music services. You can purchase tickets and find more information here. 

World Premiere Of SONGS IN FLIGHT By Shawn Okpebholo & More to be Featured in SparksLIVE Winter 2023 Events

Sparks & Wiry Cries will present a week of sparksLIVE events, from January 10 to 13, 2023 in New York, including the world premiere of Songs in Flight, co-presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, plus additional events at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

DOC THE HALLS A Streaming Collection Of World Premiere Holiday Songs Launches December 2, 2022

Decameron Opera Coalition, the celebrated national alliance of independent opera companies, is together again with a digital video songbook for the holiday season.  

Edmonton Opera Announces Inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize Competition Winners

On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, Edmonton Opera held the finale for its first Rumbold Vocal Prize competition at the Jubilee Auditorium.

Review: TOSCA Thrills Edmonton

One of the world’s most beloved operas takes centre stage in Edmonton.

Edmonton Opera to Present TOSCA This Weekend

On Saturday Oct. 22, 2022, Edmonton Opera will welcome audiences back to the Jubilee with a lavish production of Puccini’s melodramatic thriller, Tosca. After weeks of rehearsals, the cast and crew are eager to share their production with Edmonton’s audience.

Edmonton Opera Announces Inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize Finalists and Judges

Four finalists from across Canada have been chosen to participate in the inaugural Rumbold Vocal Prize at Edmonton Opera out of an astounding 145 applicants.

Fort Worth Opera to Present Karen Slack And Michelle Cann In OF THEE I SING! SONGS OF LOVE AND JUSTICE

On Sunday, November 13 at 2:00pm CT, Fort Worth Opera will present soprano Karen Slack in her critically-acclaimed recital, Of Thee I Sing! Songs of Love & Justice, with pianist Michelle Cann at Texas Christian University's Van Cliburn Performance Hall.

Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22

On the heels of a successful opening weekend and rave reviews for live productions of Rossini's Otello and Toshio Hosokawa's The Raven, Opera Philadelphia's Festival O continues this week with the first Opera on Film series, featuring more than 30 cinematic operas presented in 12 screenings at the Philadelphia Film Center.

Sparks And Wiry Cries Announces 2023 SongSLAM Festival

Sparks & Wiry Cries (Sparks), led by Co-Founders and Directors Martha Guth and Erika Switzer, will present its 2023 songSLAM Festival from January 10 to 13, 2023, in New York with events at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, DiMenna Center for the Arts, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

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