BWW Feature:  A Thousand (Or More) Words About Cabaret in 2019 BWW Feature: A Thousand (Or More) Words About Cabaret in 2019
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 31, 2019

Stephen Mosher looks back at the cabaret scene, as captured by his camera in 2019 (more...)

BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019

BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Aaron Blake Soars to New Heights at 54 Below BWW Review: Aaron Blake Soars to New Heights at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 25, 2019

Opera star on the rise brings his larger than life voice to the smaller and more intimate cabaret room at 54 Below, and audiences swoon. (more...)

BWW Interview: Opera Star, AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's/54 Below BWW Interview: Opera Star, AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Brady Schwind - Nov 17, 2019

Opera Star AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's / 54 Below (more...)

BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 16, 2019

It has taken 35 years for Philip Glass's AKHNATEN to get to the Met, since its premiere at the Staatsoper in Stuttgart in 1984. If you're an acolyte of Glass, Phelim McDermott's production, designed by Tom Pye, made it well worth the wait; if you're not, there's enough going on to keep you occupied during the 3 ½-hour performance. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lanie Kazan and More Join Feinstein's/54 November Lineup Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lanie Kazan and More Join Feinstein's/54 November Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Has Its Met Premiere November 8 Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Has Its Met Premiere November 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera presents the company premiere of Philip Glass's modern masterpiece Akhnaten on November 8, 2019, with performances continuing through December 7. (more...)

Aaron Blake Heads to Feinstein's/54 Below Aaron Blake Heads to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Aaron Blake, who stars in the Met's new production of the Philip Glass masterpiece a?oeAkhnaten,a?? will simultaneously perform his new cabaret act at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 9:30 PM., accompanied by pianist Cris Frisco.  He will have also performed the Sirius XM worldwide HD broadcast of a?oeAkhnatena?? the day before, on Nov. 23.  (more...)

BWW Review: Mostly Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE versus Teatro Nuovo's STRANIERA, Ingenuity Outdoes Purism BWW Review: Mostly Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE versus Teatro Nuovo's STRANIERA, Ingenuity Outdoes Purism
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 22, 2019

This week's opera performances--Teatro Nuova's LA STRANIERA by Bellini and Mostly Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE--proved that opera can be considered alive and well (and living in New York), as long as those producing it believe in it and give us some voices worth hearing. (more...)

Lincoln Center Extends Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée's Contract Through 2023 Lincoln Center Extends Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée's Contract Through 2023
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

On the eve of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra's (MMFO) opening performances at the 2019 Mostly Mozart Festival, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss has announced that Lincoln Center has extended the contract of Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree through the summer of 2023. Langree has held the position since 2003, fostering the Festival Orchestra's profile as an established ensemble and steadfast presence on the Lincoln Center campus, furthering its scope of repertoire beyond music of the classical era, and heightening its reputation as one of America's premier chamber orchestras. Langree made his Mostly Mozart Festival debut in 1998 and began his tenure as music director in 2003. 2023 will be his twenty-first season in the role. American Express is the lead sponsor of the Mostly Mozart Festival. (more...)

Keyboardist Cal Harris Jr. Releases New Album 'Soulful' On Innervision Records Keyboardist Cal Harris Jr. Releases New Album 'Soulful' On Innervision Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Keyboardist, Writer, & Producer, Cal Harris Jr. has released 6 Billboard charting singles including 2 in the Top 5 and was ranked #4 among Smooth Jazz Artists by Billboard Magazine for the year 2018. He is now set to release his 3rd project 'Soulful' his first since joining Innervision Records in 2015. Having already generated 2 smash singles 'Soulful' is one of the most anticipated projects of 2019. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PARK Cincinnati Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Cincinnati Opera kicks off its 99th Summer Festival on Sunday, June 9 with a free concert in Washington Park. Opera in the Park will feature a selection of unforgettable opera and musical theater favorites-from 'Summertime' from Porgy and Bess to Man of La Mancha's 'The Impossible Dream'-performed by stars from the 2019 season, the Cincinnati Opera Chorus, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera Announces 100th Anniversary Season & Programming Cincinnati Opera Announces 100th Anniversary Season & Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, today announced a host of programs celebrating the company's upcoming 100th anniversary in 2020, along with repertoire and casting highlights of the 2020 Summer Festival. (more...)

John Rutter To Debut New Sacred Choral Anthology At Carnegie Hall On May 27 John Rutter To Debut New Sacred Choral Anthology At Carnegie Hall On May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

In what is becoming a Memorial Day tradition, composer and conductor John Rutter will lead a gala concert for MIdAmerica Productions in Carnegie Hall. The 2019 edition, on Monday, May 27 at 8 pm, will feature his first United States performances of selections from his newly published anthology, Sacred Choruses. (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra Presents NY Premiere Of JULIETTA American Symphony Orchestra Presents NY Premiere Of JULIETTA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

American Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2018-19 season on a high note by offering an exceedingly rare performance of Bohuslav Martin 's opera Julietta at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 22. (more...)

Innervision Records Fall Releases Include Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant's Third Outing Innervision Records Fall Releases Include Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant's Third Outing
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

As we move towards the holiday season Innervision Records celebrates some great successes and are excited about upcoming releases including Bassist-Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant's third release and second for Innervision Records, CERULEAN BLUE currently available digitally and hitting the physical streets November 9th. Collaborations with Darren Rahn, Najee, Donald Hayes and Blake Aaron along with other extremely talented artists are featured on the self-produced project buttressed by deep hooks and beautifully intricate melodies that should delight. The album features the current single with Saxophonist Najee 'Fukushima Tears'. (more...)

2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced 2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2017-2018 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, August 27, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by Synchronicity Theatre, at 7:30pm, One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta.   (more...)

Ravinia Announces Casting For Leonard Bernstein's MASS Ravinia Announces Casting For Leonard Bernstein's MASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Ravinia Festival has announced casting for its July 28 production of Leonard Bernstein'sMass. Conductor Marin Alsop has resurrected this overlooked work with performances around the world. This production reunites her with director Kevin Newbury (who recently won raves for directing the opera Fellow Travelers and the spectaculars as New York's Park Avenue Armory) after earning a Grammy nomination for their recording of Mass, which the New York Times praised as 'one of the best events of the year.' (more...)

Aaron Blake Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below This June! Aaron Blake Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below This June!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents rising young opera star and 2017 George London Award winner Aaron Blake, who made his Metropolitan Opera debut this past season in "La Traviata" with Placido Domingo, and will now make his cabaret debut today, June 1 at 9:30 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Tony Danza, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Paulo Szot, and More Feature This June at 54 Below Tony Danza, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Paulo Szot, and More Feature This June at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

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