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Young People's Chorus of NYC and Ailyn Perez to Celebrate the Holidays at Carnegie Ha Photo Young People's Chorus of NYC and Ailyn Perez to Celebrate the Holidays at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) celebrates the holidays at Carnegie Hall with its Winter Wonder program featuring soprano and Metropolitan Opera star Ailyn P rez as guest artist on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Will Be Feted at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 G Photo Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Will Be Feted at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House, 160 Central Park South, NYC.

Washington National Opera Announces 2017-18 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 16th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, which begins in September.

Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine in 1980. Along with the returning nine participants, the program will train a new generation of artists, including opera singers, coaches, and pianists.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Massenet's MANON Opening 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Jules Massenet's Manon, opening November 4 and running for six performances through November 22, 2017.

Dallas Opera Announces 2017 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2017

The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 "Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year" Award: luminous Italian-American soprano Marina Costa-Jackson.

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region.

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region.

Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premiered in 1808 in in lieu of Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro, who is indisposed.

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.

Long Beach Opera Presents AS ONE, 5/13
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 20, 2017

On May 13, 20. & 21, 2017, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present the highly anticipated Southern California premiere of As One, an inspiring story about identity, authenticity and compassion by composer Laura Kaminsky with librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. 

BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2017

Richard Tucker Music Foundation named soprano Nadine Sierra as winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award; simultanously, it announced its roster of study and career grant recipients.

2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra - who at 28 years old is already establishing herself as a fixture at many of the world's leading opera houses, including those of Paris, Milan, Berlin, and New York - was named today by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation as the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award.

Lenore Rosenberg of the Met Opera to Present Masterclass, 5/9
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 6, 2017

Lenore Rosenberg, the highly regarded associate artistic administrator of the Metropolitan Opera, will appear in a public masterclass on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm, at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Coral Gables, Florida. Rosenberg's masterclass, presented by Florida Grand Opera and Steinway Piano Gallery Miami, marks the final installment of FGO's SongFest Masters Series for the 2016-17 season.

2017 Winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions are Announced
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 20, 2017

After a months-long series of competitions at the district, regional, and national levels, a panel of expert judges named six young singers as the winners of the nation's most prestigious vocal competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Each winner receives a $15,000 cash prize and the prestige and exposure that come with winning the competition that launched the careers of many of opera's biggest stars.

New Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton Coppola
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

New Rochelle Opera, celebrating 32 years of bringing quality opera to Westchester County, will honor Maestro Anton Coppola at its Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. The annual event is the Company's largest fundraiser.

Nine Young Opera Singers Advance To Final Round of Met's National Council Auditions
by Molly Tracy - Mar 15, 2017

Following yesterday's highly competitive semi-final competition, nine young singers will advance to the final phase of the Metropolitan Opera's 2017 National Council Auditions, America's most prestigious vocal competition.

Latin Tenor Fernando Varela to Release Debut Album 'Vivere' Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Fernando Varela sings what he loves, whether it is a pop hit, an original song he wrote, or Puccini's noblest tenor aria ‚ÄúNessun dorma.‚ÄĚ

On Site Opera Presents Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER, 5/11-13
by Molly Tracy - Mar 7, 2017

Known for staging 'the ultimate in intimate productions' (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents a trio of exciting new site-specific opera productions in 2017, beginning May 11-13 with Mozart's rarely-performed early opera The Secret Gardener (La finta giardiniera) at the West Side Community Garden.

Latin Tenor Fernando Varela to Release Debut Album 'Vivere' 3/10
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2017

Fernando Varela sings what he loves, whether it is a pop hit, an original song he wrote, or Puccini's noblest tenor aria ‚ÄúNessun dorma.‚ÄĚ

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