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Brooklyn Art Song Society Present's Hanns Eisler's HOLLYWOOD LIEDERBUCH
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2016

On Friday November 4th Brooklyn Art Song Society presents a rare complete performance of Hanns Eisler's Hollywooder Liederbuch.  Written during the composers first months in America during World War II, the Hollywood Songbook is a deeply personal mediation on loneliness, isolation, and alienation in the modern world.

The Florentine Opera to Premiere SISTER CARRIE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Milwaukee, WI -- The Florentine continues to craft its seasons with a blend of imaginatively staged classic operas and important new American works. The nation's sixth oldest opera company will launch the 83rd Season with the world premiere of SISTER CARRIE, a new work by the two-time Grammy Award-winning creators of Elmer Gantry.

New Opera SISTER CARRIE Comes to Marcus Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

SISTER CARRIE, a new American opera commissioned by Florentine Opera from the creators of Elmer Gantry, comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for two performances: Today October 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday October 9 at 2:30 PM.

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017.

Brooklyn Art Song Society Opens Season with FIN DE SI√ąCLE
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 1, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) opens its seventh season on Friday October 7, 2016 with Fin de Siecle, the first of five concerts in the ambitious series Wien. This concert is the first in BASS's new primary venue, the Brooklyn Historical Society. Fin de Siecle features four composers who epitomize the opulence and decadence of late German Romanticism: Joseph Marx, Hans Pfitzner, Richard Strauss, and Alexander Zemlinsky. Highlights from the program include Pfitzner's extended masterpiece An den Mond and Richard Strauss's beloved Vier letze Lieder (Four Last Songs). The seven first-class performers include soprano Tami Petty (winner, Joy in Singing) and baritone Tobias Greenhalgh (Wiener Kammeropera). There will also be a pre-concert lecture by esteemed New York University professor Larry Wolff at 7:00 entitled "Art and Politics in Fin de Siecle Vienna."

Three Arts Organizations Unite to Bring Milwaukee OPERA IN OCTOBER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Opera in October is a first-time collaboration between three non-profits to create new synergies for Opera lovers in the Greater Milwaukee Community: The Florentine Opera, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Wisconsin District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Five Boroughs Music Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) today announces programming for its tenth anniversary season, continuing its mission of bringing affordable, high-caliber performances of traditional and contemporary chamber music to all five boroughs of New York City. 

Three Arts Organizations Unite to Bring Milwaukee OPERA IN OCTOBER
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2016

Opera in October is a first-time collaboration between three non-profits to create new synergies for Opera lovers in the Greater Milwaukee Community: The Florentine Opera, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Wisconsin District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Five Boroughs Music Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) today announces programming for its tenth anniversary season, continuing its mission of bringing affordable, high-caliber performances of traditional and contemporary chamber music to all five boroughs of New York City. 

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017.

New Opera SISTER CARRIE Comes to Marcus Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

SISTER CARRIE, a new American opera commissioned by Florentine Opera from the creators of Elmer Gantry, comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for two performances: Friday October 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday October 9 at 2:30 PM.

Brooklyn Art Song Society Features Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2016

BASS continues its innovative new music series In Context at the Tenri Cultural Center tonight, April 2nd, 2016.

Nathan Lee Graham, Robin De Jesus, Jason Tam Lead Industry Readings of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The workshop of award-winning composer/lyricist/playwright/performer Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, directed by Scott Ebersold and with choreography by Spencer Liff and music direction by Matt Aument, will hold their industry presentations this week, starting today, March 31st, and continuing tomorrow, Friday, April 1st, in New York City.

Brooklyn Art Song Society to Conclude Britannica Series with Benjamin Britten Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society concludes its ambitious six-concert survey of British song with a program featuring the works of Benjamin Britten.

Brooklyn Art Song Society to Feature Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series, 4/2
by Matt Smith - Mar 16, 2016

BASS¬†continues its innovative new music series¬†In Context¬†at the Tenri Cultural Center¬†on SaturdayApril 2nd, 2016. This year's featured composer is Scott Wheeler, hailed by¬†Fanfare¬†as ‚Äúone of the freshest American voices.‚ÄĚ The program features Mr. Wheeler's work alongside those by colleagues and mentors (Virgil Thomson and Judith Weir) and favorite classics (Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann). The program will include the world premiere of¬†Ben Gunn. Soprano Elisabeth Marhsall, mezzo soprano Kate Maroney, tenor Brandon Snook, and baritone Steven Eddy join pianists Michael Brofman, Jocelyn Dueck, and Miori Sugiyama.

Brooklyn Art Song Society to Conclude Britannica Series with Benjamin Britten Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society concludes its ambitious six-concert survey of British song with a program featuring the works of Benjamin Britten.

The Florentine Opera's 83rd Season to Feature a World Premiere, Classics and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 18, 2016

The Florentine Opera Company General Director William Florescu announced the nation's sixth oldest opera company's 83Rd season with a 'grand reveal party' in the Marcus Centers newly renovated Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall:

Free Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public Library
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 5, 2016

  On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 BASS returns to the Brooklyn Public Library to present a program featuring songs on texts by William Shakespeare. 

The Florentine Opera to Premiere SISTER CARRIE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Milwaukee, WI -- The Florentine continues to craft its seasons with a blend of imaginatively staged classic operas and important new American works. The nation's sixth oldest opera company will launch the 83rd Season with the world premiere of SISTER CARRIE, a new work by the two-time Grammy Award-winning creators of Elmer Gantry.

Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents Britannica IV: Contemporary
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 10, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society continues its ambitious survey of British song with Contemporary Britannica, which features the songs of three acclaimed living English composers: Thomas Adès, Harrison Birtwistle, and Oliver Knussen.

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