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BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness
by Nicholas Adler - Jul 13, 2020

One can tell when someone is playing music mechanically and simply reading notes on a page or if what you are hearing is something greater than that; as if something divine is coming through the performer's soul. With guitarist Sean Harkness, it most certainly is the later. Although quite an accomplished professional composer, arranger and guitarist, Sean's playing has an additional element; the a?oeIta?? factor that is so hard to describe, but you know it when you see or hear it.

Sony Artist Baritone Benjamin Appl Embarks on First U.S. Recital Tour Photo Sony Artist Baritone Benjamin Appl Embarks on First U.S. Recital Tour
by Tori Hartshorn - Dec 18, 2018

German baritone Benjamin Appl, hailed as "the current front-runner in the new generation of Lieder singers," by Gramophone magazine, will embark on his first U.S. recital tour with pianist James Baillieu from January 6-20, 2019, performing in New York, NY (January 6, 8, 10; Park Avenue Armory); Portland, OR (January 13, Portland Friends of Chamber Music); New Orleans, LA (January 15, 16; New Orleans Friends of Music); Cleveland, OH (January 18, Art Song Festival at CIM; and Washington, DC (January 20, The Phillips Collection). Benjamin Appl was mentored by one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and records exclusively for Sony Classical. His U.S. tour follows his second Sony album featuring the music of J.S. Bach, which was released in September 2018.

BWW Review: ANNIE at Moorestown Theater Company Photo BWW Review: ANNIE at Moorestown Theater Company
by Donna Marie Nowak - Jul 24, 2018

Leapin' Lizards! Moorestown Theater Company's 150th production is the show that started it all for them - ANNIE!

BWW ‚ÄúSpotlight on‚ÄĚ The Moorestown Theater Company's ANNIE Photo BWW ‚ÄúSpotlight on‚ÄĚ The Moorestown Theater Company's ANNIE
by Pati Buehler - Jul 17, 2018

It all started with ANNIE and is still going strong, as Moorestown Theater Company welcomes back that 'perky redhead'.

Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Ar Photo Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

From January 23 28, 2018, Carnegie Hall celebrates the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, who will lead The Song Continues in her final season as Artistic Advisor before passing the torch to acclaimed soprano Ren e Fleming, who will continue this beloved tradition in years to come.

2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival to Return to Factory Theatre This January Photo 2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival to Return to Factory Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns this January with a lineup of ten companies showcasing a cross-section of our exciting indie performance community. With many familiar faces from past Fringe Festivals, the 2018 programming is a true representation of the 'best of the fest'. The festival will take over Factory Theatre from January 3 to 14, 2018.

Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Ar Photo Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

From January 23 28, 2018, Carnegie Hall celebrates the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, who will lead The Song Continues in her final season as Artistic Advisor before passing the torch to acclaimed soprano Ren e Fleming, who will continue this beloved tradition in years to come.

You Won't Find More Toronto Comedy Talent In One Place - 24 Sketch Challenge Returns  Photo You Won't Find More Toronto Comedy Talent In One Place - 24 Sketch Challenge Returns 11/11
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2017

The sellout sketch extravaganza returns with more Toronto comedy in one room than should be physically possible.

Theatre Lab to Remount THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SHADOW at Factory Theatre Photo Theatre Lab to Remount THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SHADOW at Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

This Autumn, for two weeks only, audiences can catch Toronto's comedy elite together on-stage as they revision and remount The Adventures of Tom Shadow from October 11-22, 2017 at Factory Theatre!

2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival to Return to Factory Theatre This January Photo 2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival to Return to Factory Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns this January with a lineup of ten companies showcasing a cross-section of our exciting indie performance community. With many familiar faces from past Fringe Festivals, the 2018 programming is a true representation of the 'best of the fest'. The festival will take over Factory Theatre from January 3 to 14, 2018.

Theatre Lab to Remount THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SHADOW at Factory Theatre Photo Theatre Lab to Remount THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SHADOW at Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

This Autumn, for two weeks only, audiences can catch Toronto's comedy elite together on-stage as they revision and remount The Adventures of Tom Shadow from October 11-22, 2017 at Factory Theatre!

Opera Columbus/Juilliard Artistic Collaboration Delivers Avery Amereau as CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????This reimagined and reduced new production of Bizet's most famous opera features the spoken dialogue of the original score, but is set during an early 20th century era of civil war and unsettling social atmosphere.

The Saint Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys Presents MESSIAH, 12/6 And Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys presents Handel's Messiah on Tuesday, December 6 and Today, December 8 at 7:30 P.M.at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, One West 53rd Street New York, NY.   Daniel Hyde conducts Concert Royal with soloists Maria Valdes, soprano; Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor and Thomas Meglioranza, bass. 

The Saint Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys Presents MESSIAH, 12/6 And 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys presents Handel's Messiah on Today, December 6 and Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 P.M.at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, One West 53rd Street New York, NY.   Daniel Hyde conducts Concert Royal with soloists Maria Valdes, soprano; Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor and Thomas Meglioranza, bass. 

Sex T-Rex to Bring WASTELAND to The Second City Toronto This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The most beloved show yet by Sex T-Rex, Toronto's hottest comedic theatre company, Wasteland is back after a wildly successful run at the 2016 Montreal Fringe and Toronto Fringe Festival. Through impeccably executed fight scenes, rubber-burning car chases, shadow puppetry, and a soupcon of philosophical navel gazing, masters of genre parody and 'lunatic physical comedians' (My Entertainment World) Sex T-Rex bring nuclear Armageddon to life in Wasteland.

The Saint Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys Presents MESSIAH, 12/6 And 12/8
by Molly Tracy - Nov 6, 2016

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys presents Handel's Messiah on Tuesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 P.M.at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, One West 53rd Street New York, NY.   Daniel Hyde conducts Concert Royal with soloists Maria Valdes, soprano; Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor and Thomas Meglioranza, bass. 

Canada's Honens Piano Announces Rules For 2018 Competition
by Molly Tracy - Nov 4, 2016

Calgary-based Honens today announced details of its 2018 Piano Competition.  Pianists of all nationalities, aged 20 to 30 on August 30, 2018, with the exception of past Honens Laureates and professionally managed artists, may apply starting February 1, 2017.  The application deadline is October 31, 2017.  The Competition's Quarterfinals take place in Berlin and New York in March 2018.  Semifinals and Finals take place in Calgary from August 30 to September 8, 2018.

Sex T-Rex to Bring WASTELAND to The Second City Toronto This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The most beloved show yet by Sex T-Rex, Toronto's hottest comedic theatre company, Wasteland is back after a wildly successful run at the 2016 Montreal Fringe and Toronto Fringe Festival. Through impeccably executed fight scenes, rubber-burning car chases, shadow puppetry, and a soupcon of philosophical navel gazing, masters of genre parody and 'lunatic physical comedians' (My Entertainment World) Sex T-Rex bring nuclear Armageddon to life in Wasteland.

Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Today, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, which will be conducted by Thomas Crawford, will include Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3  'Scottish', Berlioz's Les nuits d'été with mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. Artistic Director and Founder Thomas Crawford says of this program, 'In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'été, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard symphony by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era.'

Salzburg Festival Closes Nearly Sold-Out Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

41 days ago Haydn's Die Schöpfung was performed at the Großes Festspielhaus, opening the Ouverture spirituelle and thus the 2016 Salzburg Festival.

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