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Date Of Birth:
November 22, 1913
Date Of Death:
December 04, 1976 (63)
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Date of Birth: November 22, 1913
Date of Death: December 04, 1976 (63)
Berklee's Voice Department Names Philip Lima Assistant ChairBerklee's Voice Department Names Philip Lima Assistant Chair
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

Berklee College of Music has named Philip Lima as assistant chair of the Voice Department. Lima is a baritone vocalist who has garnered critical acclaim for his performances on both concert and operatic stages. He is currently serving as interim chair of the department while chair Anne Peckham is on sabbatical. (more...)

Philip Lima Named Assistant Chair of Berklee's Voice DepartmentPhilip Lima Named Assistant Chair of Berklee's Voice Department
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Berklee College of Music has named Philip Lima as assistant chair of the Voice Department. Lima is a baritone vocalist who has garnered critical acclaim for his performances on both concert and operatic stages. He is currently serving as interim chair of the department while chair Anne Peckham is on sabbatical. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: TALES REAL & IMAGINEDPhoto Flash: First Look at HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: TALES REAL & IMAGINED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Ensemble for the Romantic Century continues the 2018-19 season, ERC's 18th, with its final offering of the season, Hans Christian Andersen: Tales Real & Imagined by Eve Wolf.  Performances began April 13th for a limited run through May 25th, with opening night scheduled for May 5th (more...)

Adelphi Chorale And Vocal Ensembles Celebrate The Writings Of Poet Walt WhitmanAdelphi Chorale And Vocal Ensembles Celebrate The Writings Of Poet Walt Whitman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Students of Adelphi University's Department of Music will present a spring concert by the Adelphi Chorale and Adelphi Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Karen Faust Baer at Adelphi's Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Sunday, May 5. The program, I Hear America Singing, is a celebration of the bicentennial of Walt Whitman's birth in song. (more...)

BALLET PALM BEACH Invites Dance Fans To Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend With WONDERLANDBALLET PALM BEACH Invites Dance Fans To Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend With WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company is inviting fans of both classical dance and children's literature to celebrate Mother's Day Weekend by seeing WONDERLAND at The King's Academy in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Naumburg Cellist Lev Sivkov Joined By Pianist Nikita Mndoyants To Perform In Weill Recital HallNaumburg Cellist Lev Sivkov Joined By Pianist Nikita Mndoyants To Perform In Weill Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation presents Cellist LEV SIVKOV, winner of the 2015 Naumburg cello competition, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 7:30pm in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.  Sivkov, a native of Russia currently lives in Switzerland where he is principal cellist of the Zurich Opera Orchestra. Sivkov will be joined by fellow Russian, pianist/composer Nikita Mndoyants, who in 2016 was named winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition.  A program highlight includes the world premiere of a Naumburg commission, Alter Ego, by the award-winning composer (more...)

Ballet Palm Beach Invites Dance Fans To Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend At WONDERLANDBallet Palm Beach Invites Dance Fans To Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend At WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company is inviting fans of both classical dance and children's literature to celebrate Mother's Day Weekend by seeing WONDERLAND at The King's Academy in West Palm Beach.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Present 2019 Schwabacher Recital SeriesSan Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Present 2019 Schwabacher Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

The Schwabacher Recital Series, presented by San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program, continues in April with the final two recitals of its 36th season. Showcasing the exemplary young artists who have participated in the prestigious training programs of San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program, the series offers music lovers an opportunity to hear opera's next generation of stars in the intimate and state-of-the-art Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

MADAME BUTTERFLY Leads Off Nashville Opera's 2019-20 SeasonMADAME BUTTERFLY Leads Off Nashville Opera's 2019-20 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 25, 2019

Puccini's Madame Butterfly will launch Nashville Opera's 2019-20 season, which is described as "a compelling mix of beloved favorites and important 20th century works." (more...)

Ensemble Presents Off-Broadway Premiere Of HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: TALES REAL AND IMAGINEDEnsemble Presents Off-Broadway Premiere Of HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: TALES REAL AND IMAGINED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Ensemble for the Romantic Century (Eve Wolf, Executive Artistic Director) continues the 2018 - '19 season, ERC's 18th, with its final offering of the season, Hans Christian Andersen: Tales Real & Imagined by Eve Wolf.  (more...)

Sam & Dave's SOUL MAN Inducted Into National Recording Registry of the Library of CongressSam & Dave's SOUL MAN Inducted Into National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Sam & Dave's 1967 hit single “Soul Man'; the classic radio western “Gunsmoke”; Ritchie Valens' groundbreaking 1958 sensation “La Bamba”; the revolutionary 1968 Broadway musical “Hair”; and Neil Diamond's 1969 “Sweet Caroline,” which became a popular sports anthem, are the newest recordings inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today named these and 20 other recordings as aural treasures worthy of preservation because of their cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation's recorded sound heritage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

El sexteto vocal femenino Túumben Paax, destacado por ser una agrupación pionera en el fomento de la composición de música nueva en México, formará parte del ciclo Los colores de la voz, organizado por la Coordinación Nacional de Música y Ópera (CNMO) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL). (more...)

Sono Luminus Releases Violinist Janet Sung's 'Edge of Youth'Sono Luminus Releases Violinist Janet Sung's 'Edge of Youth'
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Sono Luminus announces the April 26, 2019 worldwide release of Edge of Youth, the first album on the label from violinist Janet Sung, hailed by The Washington Post for her “riveting” playing and “exquisite tone.” Edge of Youth, with pianist William Wolfram, includes music for solo violin and violin and piano by Georges Enescu, Missy Mazzoli, Benjamin Britten, Dan Visconti, and Gabriel Prokofiev. The album was produced by Dan Merceruio and recorded, mixed and mastered by Daniel Shores, at Sono Luminus' world-class studio, located in a former church in Boyce, Virginia. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre Of NY Presents The New York Premiere Of Benjamin Britten's OWEN WINGRAVEThe Little OPERA Theatre Of NY Presents The New York Premiere Of Benjamin Britten's OWEN WINGRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The little OPERA theatre of ny(LOTNY) presents the New York Premiere of Benjamin Britten's opera in two acts, OWEN WINGRAVE, with libretto by Myfanwy Piper, at GK Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, from May 9-12, 2019, with performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $20-$45 and are available at www.ticketcentral.com. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre Of Ny Presents The New York Premiere Of OWEN WINGRAVEThe Little OPERA Theatre Of Ny Presents The New York Premiere Of OWEN WINGRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The little OPERA theatre of ny(LOTNY) presents the New York Premiere ofBenjamin Britten's opera in two acts, OWEN WINGRAVE, with libretto byMyfanwy Piper, at GK Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, from May 9-12, 2019, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $20-$45 and are available atwww.ticketcentral.com. (more...)

NYOA Presents the Fourth Annual New York Opera Fest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

With over 20 companies presenting more than 25 events throughout the city, the Fest will once again prove how opera can be fresh, vital, and relevant, exploring contemporary themes of gender roles, LGBTQ rights, toxic masculinity, political satire, global warming, and more. (more...)

Orchestre de Paris Will Visit 2019 Edinburgh International FestivalOrchestre de Paris Will Visit 2019 Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Today the Edinburgh International Festival revealed that the Orchestre de Paris will perform at the Usher Hall as part of the 2019 International Festival. (more...)

Diablo Ballet Presents ONCE UPON A TIMEDiablo Ballet Presents ONCE UPON A TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Diablo Ballet celebrates 25 years with a new full-length ballet from Julia Adam, accompanied live by the Contra Costa Wind Symphony at the Lesher Center for the Arts, March 22-23. (more...)

Anthony Warlow & Gina Riley To Star In Special Engagement of SWEENEY TODDAnthony Warlow & Gina Riley To Star In Special Engagement of SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

The pre-eminent leading man of Australian musical theatre, Anthony Warlow, will be joined by one of Australia's best-known stage and screen performers, the incomparable Gina Riley, when the pair join forces in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

Boston Singers And Actors Join Forces For LUCRETIABoston Singers And Actors Join Forces For LUCRETIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Acclaimed actress Paula Plum directs a cast of Boston-area singers and actors this week to explore the myth of Lucretia, the ancient Roman woman whose cruel sexual violation brought down an empire, and whose story has been retold for centuries by poets, playwrights and painters.  The free public event, "Reclaiming Lucretia: Responding to Sexual Violence through Music, Poetry and Story," takes place Thursday, February 7 at 6 pm at District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue in the Boston Seaport. RSVPs are encouraged at BLO.org/calendar. (more...)

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