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The Bard Music Festival Presents NADIA BOULANGER AND HER WORLD Weekend II Photo The Bard Music Festival Presents NADIA BOULANGER AND HER WORLD Weekend II
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021

The Bard Music Festival continues its intensive¬†exploration of ‚ÄúNadia Boulanger and Her World‚ÄĚ through the prism of her life and career.¬†

Live Bard Music Festival Explores NADIA BOULANGER & HER WORLD Photo Live Bard Music Festival Explores NADIA BOULANGER & HER WORLD
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021

The Bard Music Festival returns for its 31st season this August, with a rare and intensive two-week exploration of ‚ÄúNadia Boulanger and Her World.‚ÄĚ In twelve themed concert programs, performed live with limited in-person audiences, Bard examines Nadia Boulanger (1887‚Äď1979), the pioneering Parisian pedagogue, composer, conductor, pianist, organist and indomitable personality who shaped more than a generation of American musicians.

RED SQUIRREL Opera Company Launches to Champion Unknown and Neglected Works Photo RED SQUIRREL Opera Company Launches to Champion Unknown and Neglected Works
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

The name of the company itself pays homage to its mission - 'endangered, digging up long-buried morsels,' according to Conductor John Andrews.

Bard SummerScape Will Celebrate Nadia Boulanger With 31st Bard Music Festival, NADIA  Photo Bard SummerScape Will Celebrate Nadia Boulanger With 31st Bard Music Festival, NADIA BOULANGER AND HER WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

Bard SummerScape's 17th edition celebrates one of the most important female figures in classical music history, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film and the SummerScape Spiegeltent, centered around the 31st Bard Music Festival, 'Nadia Boulanger and Her World.'

Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1 Photo Odyssey Opera Premieres Rosner's CHRONICLES OF NINE, 2/1
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Jane by the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nine unites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), and internationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecano playing the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors.

Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE  Photo Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present THE CHRONICLE OF NINE: THE TRAGEDY OF LADY JANE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

Leading the vanguard of Boston's classical music scene, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera present the world premiere of The Chronicle of Nine: The Tragedy of Lady Janeby the late American composer Arnold Rosner (1945-2013). A semi-staged, English-language production led by conductor Gil Rose,The Chronicle of Nineunites Odyssey Opera (one of the nation's most innovative opera companies), BMOP(the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music), andinternationally renowned singers including soprano Megan Pachecanoplaying the lead role of Lady Jane Grey. This marks the third of six productions of Odyssey Opera'sseason-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the great English dynasty of the 16th century:the Tudors.

BWW Review: A DINNER ENGAGEMENT/TROUBLE IN TAHITI, Royal College Of Music Photo BWW Review: A DINNER ENGAGEMENT/TROUBLE IN TAHITI, Royal College Of Music
by Sophia Lambton - Jun 29, 2019

A slick delivery of operatic satires by students of the Royal College of Music challenges contemporary, outmoded conceptions about 'amateur' vs. 'professional'.

Bay Street Theatre to Present DON PASQUALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater in collaboration with Divaria Productions and Spanish opera company Rioja Lirica will present Donizetti's classic comedic masterpiece, DON PASQUALE.   

Bay Street Theater to Present DON PASQUALE, 4/16
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Donizetti's Classic Comedic Masterpiece, Don Pasquale, a night of Opera on Saturday, April 16 at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 side section, $35 middle section, $50 premium and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm.

Odyssey Opera Extends BRITISH INVASION Festival, Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

(Boston, MA)¬†‚ÄstOdyssey Opera, a Boston-¬≠based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire,¬†today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-¬≠??long opera festival of fully-¬≠staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-¬≠June 20, Boston opera lovers will have the unique opportunity to choose from four evening-¬≠length programs encompassing nine diverse operatic works, including the Boston premiere of Vaughan Williams's¬†Sir John in Love,¬†a double bill of Walton's¬†The Bear¬†and Sullivan's¬†The Zoo,¬†five compelling monodramas, and Ad√®s's masterpiece of modern cultural commentary,¬†Powder Her Face.¬†(See below for complete program details.)

Odyssey Opera Extends BRITISH INVASION Festival, Through 6/20
by Matt Smith - May 18, 2015

(Boston, MA)¬†‚ÄstOdyssey Opera, a Boston-¬≠based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire,¬†today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-¬≠??long opera festival of fully-¬≠staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-¬≠June 20, Boston opera lovers will have the unique opportunity to choose from four evening-¬≠length programs encompassing nine diverse operatic works, including the Boston premiere of Vaughan Williams's¬†Sir John in Love,¬†a double bill of Walton's¬†The Bear¬†and Sullivan's¬†The Zoo,¬†five compelling monodramas, and Ad√®s's masterpiece of modern cultural commentary,¬†Powder Her Face.¬†(See below for complete program details.)

The Odyssey Opera Presents THE BRITISH INVASION, 5/17-6/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-­??long opera festival of fully-­??staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-­??June 20, Boston opera lovers will have the unique opportunity to choose from four evening-­??length programs encompassing nine diverse operatic works, including the Boston premiere of Vaughan Williams's Sir John in Love, a double bill of Walton's The Bear and Sullivan's The Zoo, five compelling monodramas, and Ade?s's masterpiece of modern cultural commentary, Powder Her Face. (See below for complete program details.)

Odyssey Opera Announces THE BRITISH INVASION: A Festival of English Musical Dramas
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 30, 2015

Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced THE BRITISH INVASION, a month-­??long opera festival of fully-­??staged productions of works by English composers. From May 17-­??June 20, Boston opera lovers will have the unique opportunity to choose from four evening-­??length programs encompassing nine diverse operatic works, including the Boston premiere of Vaughan Williams's Sir John in Love, a double bill of Walton's The Bear and Sullivan's The Zoo, five compelling monodramas, and Ade?s's masterpiece of modern cultural commentary, Powder Her Face. (See below for complete program details.)

Music and Speeches from RSC's RICHARD II, Featuring David Tennant, Out on CD and iTunes Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

The RSC announces today that it will publish music and speeches from its forthcoming production of Richard II on a new CD and for download from iTunes. The recording will be the first in a series capturing some of the live and specially commissioned music composed for RSC productions of all Shakespeare's plays, as the Company works its way through the canon on stage over the next six years.

Music and Speeches from RSC's RICHARD II, Featuring David Tennant, Out on CD and iTunes, Oct 18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

The RSC announces today that it will publish music and speeches from its forthcoming production of Richard II on a new CD and for download from iTunes. The recording will be the first in a series capturing some of the live and specially commissioned music composed for RSC productions of all Shakespeare's plays, as the Company works its way through the canon on stage over the next six years.

Nominations Now Open for Special Volunteer Award as Part of the Wexford Festival Opera
by Kelsey Denette - Sep 7, 2012

Volunteers play a very important role in the life of festivals across the country with many returning again year on year. Wexford Festival was founded by volunteers and their continued support and commitment have been key to its success. Now over 300 volunteers contribute their time annually to this world renowned event.

Wexford Festival Trust Elects New Chairman
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 23, 2012

Wexford Festival Trust, the company which produces the annual Wexford Festival Opera and manages Wexford Opera House, has announced the election of a new Chairman of its board of directors.