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Broadway: La Bohéme (Mimí). Regional: Three Mo' Divas (Diva). Metropolitan Opera, Arizona Opera, Spoleto Festival, Michigan Opera Theater, NYCO, Nashville Opera, Teatro dell' Opera di Roma, Theâtre du Châtelet, Paris, Deutsche Oper Berlin. Film: Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer (Featured Singer). ... (read more)
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Broadway: La Bohéme (Mimí). Regional: Three Mo' Divas (Diva). Metropolitan Opera, Arizona Opera, Spoleto Festival, Michigan Opera Theater, NYCO, Nashville Opera, Teatro dell' Opera di Roma, Theâtre du Châtelet, Paris, Deutsche Oper Berlin. Film: Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer (Featured Singer). ... (read more)
Harlem Chamber Players Present HARLEM SONGFEST, 6/1Harlem Chamber Players Present HARLEM SONGFEST, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The Harlem Chamber Players will celebrate its tenth anniversary season with Harlem SongFest at Columbia University's Miller Theater (2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), Friday evening, June 1, 2018, 7 pm, featuring Met Opera sopranos Janinah Burnett and Brandie Sutton, mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford, tenor Phumzile Sojola, baritone Kenneth Overton, and conductor David Gilbert, Music Director and Conductor of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra. The full program follows: (more...)

Catholic Charities Gala Raises Over $2 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Monday night, His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York honored Robert H. Niehaus, Chairman and Founder, GCP Capital, and John G. Stratton, Executive Vice President and President of Operations, Verizon Wireless, at its Centennial Gala Benefit at the Museum of Natural History. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Barbour and the Cast of PHANTOM Sing Rodgers & Hammerstein for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomed members from the cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, who came together to sing the songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein in concert. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)

National Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, begins its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with A Gershwin Celebration onFriday, October 21, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

National Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, begins its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with A Gershwin Celebration onFriday, October 21, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

National Chorale Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premiere professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, announces its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center.  The National Chorale's 49th season begins with A Gershwin Celebration, followed by Beethoven's Symphony #9, then the annual Handel's Messiah Sing-In, and concludes with Mozart's Requiem.   (more...)

BWW Review: Dazzling 'Diva' VIVIAN REED Is Awe-Inspiring On STANDARDS & MORE at the Metropolitan Room
by Victoria Ordin - Jun 1, 2016

Vivian Reed and her consummate band—led by conductor and pianist Billy McDaniel, and joined by guest vocalists Janinah Burnett and Raun Ruffin—dazzled a packed Metropolitan Room on May 23 with her new show, An Evening with Vivian Reed: Standards and More. (more...)

Two-Time Tony Nominee Vivian Reed Returns to The Metropolitan Room This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times and "a force of nature" by The New York Post, continues her acclaimed concert series "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room on Monday, May 23 at 7:00 PM. Returning as special guests for this performance will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett and Broadway and nightclub Raun Ruffin star, who appeared in The Civil War. Reed will also perform at The Metropolitan Room on June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Vivian Reed Premieres New Show 'Standards and More' at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called 'remarkable and ferocious' by The New York Times, returned to New York on Saturday April 2 at 9:30 PM, with the opening night of her new show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look below! (more...)

Vivian Reed's New Show STANDARDS AND MORE Opens This Weekend at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times, will return to New York on Saturday April 2 at 9:30 PM, with the opening night of her new show "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room. Her special guests for this performance will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett and Broadway star Raun Ruffin, who appeared in The Civil War. Reed will also appear at The Metropolitan Room on May 23, June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening will include unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 5/31/2015 - 6/7/2015
by BWW - Jun 7, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 5/31/2015 - 6/7/2015. (more...)

Morningside Opera Sets Cast of VOODOO, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Metropolitan Opera singer Janinah Burnett and Joanna Marie Ford and Steven Wallace will perform the leading roles in Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater and The Harlem Chamber Players concert production of VOODOO, the long-lost and historical opera by African American composer Harry Lawrence Freeman. They will be joined by Crystal Charles, James R. Hopkins III, Barry L. Robinson, Darian Worrall, a full chorus and 30-piece orchestra.  The production is directed by Melissa Crespo and conducted by Gregory Hopkins.   Last performed in NYC in 1928, VOODOO, will play two concert performances only on June 26 and 27, 2015 at 7PM at Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway, at the corner of Broadway and 116th street) in Manhattan. Terrance McKnight of WQXR Radio is the evening's host. Tickets are $25 advance/$30 at the door, with discount tickets available for students and seniors at $20. They can be purchased by visiting http://voodoo.brownpapertickets.com/ or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

Vivian Reed to Play 54 BELOW, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

After packing the club at 254 E. 54 Street to the rafters in a quick sellout last November, the multi-award-winning singer, actress and dancer Vivian Reed performs an encore presentation of her passionate and powerful vocal stylings in unique arrangements of an eclectic lineup of R&B, jazz, gospel and musical theater songs. (more...)

Opera Ebony's Heritage Weekend Debuts Master Class THE ART OF THE SPIRITUAL and More, 2/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Opera Ebony, the longest running African - American opera company in the United States, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a special celebration weekend with 2 events. The Art of The Spiritual, - a master class to be taught by Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano, a prominent Opera singer known for her warm, and rich voice, will be taught today, February 9, 2013 at 4PM at Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (Chapel - 263 West 86th Street New York, NY 10024), Admission is $10 (mail payments to: Opera Ebony Guild, 305 West 90th Street, Suite G, New York, NY 10024). (more...)

Opera Ebony's Heritage Weekend to Debut Master Class THE ART OF THE SPIRITUAL and More, 2/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Opera Ebony, the longest running African - American opera company in the United States, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a special celebration weekend with 2 events. The Art of The Spiritual, - a master class to be taught by Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano, a prominent Opera singer known for her warm, and rich voice, will be taught on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 4PM at Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (Chapel - 263 West 86th Street New York, NY 10024), Admission is $10 (mail payments to: Opera Ebony Guild, 305 West 90th Street, Suite G, New York, NY 10024). (more...)

MARCUS NANCE AND FRIENDS Returns to Metropolitan Room Tonight, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Marcus Nance and Friends return to the Metropolitan Room Perform in concert for one night only tonight, September 10 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

MARCUS NANCE AND FRIENDS Returns to Metropolitan Room, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

Marcus Nance and Friends return to the Metropolitan Room Perform in concert for one night only on Monday, September 10 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Gregg Baker, Laquita Mitchell Star in New Jersey State Opera's PORGY AND BESS, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

New Jersey State Opera will presents its 75th anniversary production of PORGY AND BESS at the Newark Symphony Hall on Sunday, May 23 at 3pm. Gregg Baker and Laquita Mitchell will star in the show which will be directed by Jonathan Eaton with the 55-piece orchestra being conducted by Jason C. Tramm. (more...)

Gregg Baker, Laquita Mitchell Star in New Jersey State Opera's PORGY AND BESS, 5/21 & 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

New Jersey State Opera will presents its 75th anniversary production of PORGY AND BESS at the Newark Symphony Hall on Friday, May 21 at 8pm and Sunday, May 23 at 3pm. Gregg Baker and Laquita Mitchell will star in the show which will be directed by Jonathan Eaton with the 55-piece orchestra being conducted by Jason C. Tramm. (more...)

Gregg Baker, Laquita Mitchell Star in New Jersey State Opera's PORGY AND BESS, 5/21 & 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

New Jersey State Opera will presents its 75th anniversary production of PORGY AND BESS at the Newark Symphony Hall on Friday, May 21 at 8pm and Sunday, May 23 at 3pm. Gregg Baker and Laquita Mitchell will star in the show which will be directed by Jonathan Eaton with the 55-piece orchestra being conducted by Jason C. Tramm. (more...)

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