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IDYLL & INTRIGUE Concert to be Presented by Ars Lyrica Houston Photo IDYLL & INTRIGUE Concert to be Presented by Ars Lyrica Houston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

Ars Lyrica Houston will offer the penultimate concert of its first virtual season with Idyll & Intrigue. Featuring Handel’s pastoral cantata Aminta e Fillide, the concert will air on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. The early work by the composer of The Messiah tells the story of two lovers who need a little help from Cupid. 

BWW Review: THE ART OF MUSICK - THE MUSIC OF HENRY PURCELL AND JOHN BLOW at Adelaide  Photo BWW Review: THE ART OF MUSICK - THE MUSIC OF HENRY PURCELL AND JOHN BLOW at Adelaide Town Hall
by Barry Lenny - Mar 18, 2021

Purcell was the greatest English composer until the arrival of Elgar.

Dom La Nena Releases New Album 'Tempo' Photo Dom La Nena Releases New Album 'Tempo'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021

Tempo may sound like a lush tapestry of synthesizers, strings, and percussion instruments but really the album is a remarkable display of Dom La Nena's arranging and orchestrating abilities.

Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19 Photo Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021

On Friday, February 12th, Sarasota Opera opened its 2021 Winter Opera Festival with a fully staged production of Gioachino Rossini's The Happy Deception (L'inganno Felice) to a live audience filling 25% of the seating capacity of the Sarasota Opera House.

Dom La Nena Releases New Album 'Tempo' Photo Dom La Nena Releases New Album 'Tempo'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021

The multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer, and cellist, Dom La Nena's new album, Tempo, is about time. With the new album the Brazilian-born, Paris-based artist created a series of small, crystalline moments.

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Announces Changes In Spring Programme Photo Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Announces Changes In Spring Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

At the beginning of the year Opera Ballet Vlaanderen announced its spring program. Due to the unpredictability of the pandemic and the safety measures, we are making some changes to that program. More productions will be streamed than were initially announced.

The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents TUESDAYS AT 6: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE DAVI Photo The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents TUESDAYS AT 6: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE DAVID BRIGGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the difficulties of presenting in-person concerts, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has launched a weekly series of online music recitals, Tuesdays at 6, on the Cathedral's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

VIDEO: Teatr Wielki - Opera Narodowa Presents BURZA Photo VIDEO: Teatr Wielki - Opera Narodowa Presents BURZA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021

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Sarasota Opera Announces Casting For The 2021 Winter And Spring Opera Festivals Photo Sarasota Opera Announces Casting For The 2021 Winter And Spring Opera Festivals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021

Victor DeRenzi, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, and Richard Russell, Executive Director, are pleased to announce the casting for the 2021 Winter and Spring Opera Festivals.

Dom La Nena's New Album 'Tempo' Due Out Jan. 29 Photo Dom La Nena's New Album 'Tempo' Due Out Jan. 29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

The multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer, and cellist, Dom La Nena's new album, Tempo, is about time.

Sarasota Opera Announces Changes to 2021 Winter Opera Festival Photo Sarasota Opera Announces Changes to 2021 Winter Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020

Sarasota Opera announced a redesigned 2021 Winter/Spring Opera Festival that will include two operas that feature a smaller cast and orchestra to be presented in February and March, and a second two-opera season in April, both to a well-spaced audience and limited capacity.

The Annenberg Center to Present Three Online Events as Part of Penn's Virtual Homecom Photo The Annenberg Center to Present Three Online Events as Part of Penn's Virtual Homecoming Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

azz singer Veronica Swift will be streamed live Thursday, November 12 at 7 PM; the film Aviva will be available for streaming beginning on Friday, November 13 at 7 PM; and mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle and lutenist Richard Stone will be livestreamed Sunday, November 15 at 7 PM.

American Classical Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season Photo American Classical Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

American Classical Orchestra, New York City's foremost period instrument orchestra, has announced its 2020-21 season, with concerts throughout Manhattan from November 17, 2020 to May 15, 2021 including a recital marathon of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas.

GRACE AND GRIT - DANCE IN THE TIME OF COVID Drive-In Film Event For Arts Advocacy Com Photo GRACE AND GRIT - DANCE IN THE TIME OF COVID Drive-In Film Event For Arts Advocacy Comes to Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica announces Grace and Grit to be presented at the Santa Monica College Bundy Campus, East Parking Lot, on Saturday & Sunday October 9th & 10th, at 7:30 & 10pm as a Drive-In Movie venture in conjunction with Santa Monica College's Public Policy Institute Annual Arts Forum and the SMC Dance Department.

Works & Process Premieres Commissions by Ashley Laracey, Troy Schumacher and Gabriell Photo Works & Process Premieres Commissions by Ashley Laracey, Troy Schumacher and Gabrielle Lamb
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020

This weekend, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented the premieres of new commissions from Ashley Laracey and Troy Schumacher, and Gabrielle Lamb.

La Orquesta De Cámara De Bellas Artes Comparte Grabaciones Históricas En Su Tempora Photo La Orquesta De Cámara De Bellas Artes Comparte Grabaciones Históricas En Su Temporada De Verano Memoria OCBA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

La Secretar√≠a de Cultura y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), a trav√©s de la Orquesta de C√°mara de Bellas Artes, con la colaboraci√≥n de Canal Once, inician la Temporada de Verano Memoria OCBA, en la que se mostrar√° parte de la historia poco conocida de la agrupaci√≥n, con conciertos realizados a inicios de la d√©cada de los a√Īos noventa.¬†

VIDEO: Works & Process Premieres LET ME FREEZE AGAIN TO DEATH by Missy Mazzoli Photo VIDEO: Works & Process Premieres LET ME FREEZE AGAIN TO DEATH by Missy Mazzoli
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

This weekend, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented the premieres of new commissions from Missy Mazzoli and Nico Muhly. Both WPA Virtual Commissions were co-presented by The Metropolitan Opera.

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/RECITAL PERFORMANCES at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/RECITAL PERFORMANCES at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jun 5, 2020

In 2018, New York newspapers praised the short-notice Metropolitan Opera debut of baritone Alexander Birch Elliot in Bizet's The Pearlfishers. During this time of closed theaters, Elliott's a?oeLiving Room Recitala?? may be heard on Los Angeles Opera's website.

Steve Tyrell & Band Perform 6-feet Apart From Monteverdi Tuscany Photo Steve Tyrell & Band Perform 6-feet Apart From Monteverdi Tuscany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

On April 25th, Grammy Award-winning producer, singer and longtime Artist in Residence at Monteverdi Tuscany will perform a backyard concert from his home in Los Angeles with all band members stationed more than 6-feet apart from each other. They are performing ‚ÄúBella Notte,‚ÄĚ by Peggy Lee and ‚ÄúStand By Me,‚ÄĚ from Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, and Ben E. King. ¬†

Ars Lyrica Has Announced its 2020/21 Turning Points Season Photo Ars Lyrica Has Announced its 2020/21 Turning Points Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Ars Lyrica Houston has announced its 16th season, which introduces a new chamber series at Rienzi alongside its popular mainstage subscription series at the Hobby Center. Highlights of the 2020/21 season, entitled Turning Points, include two operas, one a contemporary work for solo voice and historic instruments and the other a full-dress Baroque opera with period dancing and poignant drama. Timeless stories and transcendent music animate Ars Lyrica's 2020/21 programming, as this Grammy-nominated ensemble continues to offer Houston audiences the finest in live period-instrument performance.

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