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CAP UCLA Presents Douglas J. Cuomo's SEVEN LIMBS Featuring Nels Cline and the Aizuri  Photo CAP UCLA Presents Douglas J. Cuomo's SEVEN LIMBS Featuring Nels Cline and the Aizuri Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance presents Douglas J. Cuomo's Seven Limbs featuring Nels Cline and the Aizuri Quartet on Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. PST through CAP UCLA Online.

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Announces Free Fall Season Photo UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Announces Free Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading West Coast presenter dedicated to the advancement of contemporary performing arts in all disciplines, is now offering subscriptions, in addition to membership, to access online programming this season.

Kyo-Shin-An Arts Continues its 11th Season of Chamber Concerts With WINTER LIGHT Photo Kyo-Shin-An Arts Continues its 11th Season of Chamber Concerts With WINTER LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS continues its 11th season of chamber concerts combining Japanese and Western instruments with WINTER LIGHT featuring Duo Yumeno (Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and Hikaru Tamaki, cello) plus David Yang, viola and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi. Duos, trios and quartets with KSA commissions by Debra Kaye and Salina Fisher.

Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020 Photo Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

In a working partnership approaching three decades, composer Stewart Copeland and librettist Jonathan Moore bring their latest opera 'Electric Saint' to Kunstfest Weimar in September of 2020. The project is a co-commission of the innovative Kunstfest alongside Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (DNT). The world premiere performance will take place at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar on September 6, 2020, with seven subsequent performances in Weimar.

Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents SPRING GREEN, March 10 Photo Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents SPRING GREEN, March 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

From groundbreaking to mainstream, over the last decade KSA has built and promoted a wide body of new classical repertoire combining Japanese and Western instruments.

BWW Review: A Diverse Week at BAM's Next Wave Fest, Balancing Glass's SATYAGRAHA and  Photo BWW Review: A Diverse Week at BAM's Next Wave Fest, Balancing Glass's SATYAGRAHA and a SAVAGE WINTER (REISE) without the Schubert
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 9, 2018

To say that this was an unusual week for opera-goers venturing into BAM's Next Wave Festival would be an understatement‚ÄĒbut then the unexpected is what makes it is an indispensable component of the New York arts scene, with Philip Glass's SATYAGRAHA and Douglas J. Cuomo's SAVAGE WINTER.

Kyo-Shin-An Arts 10th Anniversary Season Continues on October 28 with CRIMSON LEAVES Photo Kyo-Shin-An Arts 10th Anniversary Season Continues on October 28 with CRIMSON LEAVES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Kyo-Shin-An Arts continues its 10th anniversary season with a concert titled Crimson Leaves on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 4pm at Tenri Cultural Institute (43A West 13th Street, NYC), which features the Boston-based, inspiring young piano trio Neave Piano Trio and KSA Artistic Director,Shakuhachi Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer in music for piano trio and shakuhachi. This intimate performance of chamber music blurs the lines of world culture, encompassing fiery rhythms of Iran, the sensuous passion of Argentina, the sudden drama of Hong Kong, and the austere calm of Japan. Violin, cello, piano and shakuhachi come together in music by Amir Eslami (Seasons for shakuhachi and piano trio), Astor Piazzolla (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires for piano trio), Adrian Hon Chung Lam (Separated... at the Human Labyrinth of Asakusa Temple for shakuhachi and piano trio) and the famous traditional Shika no Tone (Cry of the Distant Deer) for two shakuhachi, with special guest Brian Tairaku Ritchi (bassist in The Violent Femmes).

The Atlanta Opera Presents YARDBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Atlanta Opera opens its 2018-19 season with the Southeastern debut of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD, a new opera about the legendary saxophonist and jazz pioneer.

KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Photo KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS  is a contemporary music organization celebrating its 10th Anniversary Season. From groundbreaking to mainstream, over the last decade KSA has built and promoted a wide body of new classical repertoire combining Japanese and Western instruments.  Commissions to date total 27 composers for 45 new works. 2018-19 continues KSA's annual five-concert series at the Tenri Cultural Institute in Manhattan and marks the launch of its next decade with a distinctive, two-year 'Septet Commissioning Project.'

Strathmore Presents IRON & COAL Photo Strathmore Presents IRON & COAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Strathmore and Beth Morrison Projects will present the world premiere of Iron & Coal, a multi-media rock opera by composer/lyricist Jeremy Schonfeld and director Kevin Newbury, in the Music Center at Strathmore on Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW Photo Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera is proud to produce our second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018.

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW Photo Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera produces their second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018.

The Dallas Opera Announces 62nd International Season Photo The Dallas Opera Announces 62nd International Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2018-2019 Season, "Swept Away," consisting of five captivating mainstage productions, including a passionate Puccini pairing during the month of March, designed to melt the last blast of winter, followed by the company's first-ever Falstaff.

Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW Photo Pittsburgh Opera Presents The World Premiere Of ASHES & SNOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera produces their second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018.

EXPLODING CHYSANTHEMUMS Concert Announced. 11/19 Photo EXPLODING CHYSANTHEMUMS Concert Announced. 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Japanese and Western sounds blend in a dynamic program of contemporary music for shakuhachi, soprano and piano trio.

Kyo-Shin-An Arts to Bring EXPLODING CHRYSANTHEMUMS to Tenri Cultural Institute Photo Kyo-Shin-An Arts to Bring EXPLODING CHRYSANTHEMUMS to Tenri Cultural Institute
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Kyo-Shin-An Arts' award-winning concert series, presented in collaboration with Arts at Tenri Cultural Institute in Manhattan, features a blend of KSA commissions with World, American and NY premieres, traditional and contemporary music for Japanese instruments and Western repertoire.

BWW Interview: Kevin Newbury of THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS at Santa Fe Opera
by Maria Nockin - Jun 7, 2017

Kevin Newbury is a theatre, opera and film director who has staged over sixty original productions for numerous opera companies, festivals, and symphonies. Especially committed to developing new material, he has directed more than two-dozen world premieres of operas and plays. His staging of Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs will have its world premiere at Santa Fe Opera on July 22, 2017.

Winners of the 29th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

An elite group of nineteen of the most talented young opera singers in the country competed this weekend for prestige and prizes in the 29th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition.

Dallas Opera Announces Springs Gala and Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Dallas Opera announces one remarkable evening of music, competition, and celebration as two great traditions come together. The Dallas Opera Springs Gala 2017returns this year in partnership with the final round of the 29th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. The events focus on encouraging the next generation of artists with proceeds from the Gala to support the company's education programs.

The Dallas Opera Presents CELEBRATE 60: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

In honor of its 60th Season, The Dallas Opera is elated to present Celebrate 60: Past, Present, and Future, a week of public performances and special events designed to pay tribute to the company's founding and illustrious history, to celebrate six decades on the national and international stage, and to demonstrate TDO's commitment to the highest levels of artistic excellence and innovation.

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