Atlanta Opera's BARBER OF SEVILLE to Open 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Rossini's comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville concludes The Atlanta Opera's season next month with a cast of artists making their Atlanta debuts. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Present Work by Vavrek and Vrebalov, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents the work of two of its distinguished alumni from the Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP) in concert at The National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue in New York City, on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM. Librettist Royce Vavrek and Composer Aleksandra Vrebalov were both Resident Artists in the inaugural season of the CLDP in 2007-08. Since that time, both artists have established themselves as unique and compelling voices in the opera field, creating visceral work for stages around the world. (more...)

New York City Opera Orchestra to 'CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF THE PEOPLE'S ORCHESTRA,' 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Seventy years ago, on February 21st, 1944, New York City Opera showcased Giacomo Puccini's Tosca at the historic City Center. The beloved company went on to launch the careers of many of the opera world's most accomplished singers, including Beverly Sills, Placido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Maralin Niska, Shirley Verrett, Tatiana Troyanos, Jerry Hadley, Catherine Malfitano and Samuel Ramey, to name just a few. New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia called it the "People's Opera" in recognition of the company's mission to make opera accessible to a wide audience at a reasonable cost. (more...)

Sidney Outlaw to Sing at Riverside Church, 10/27; All Saints Service Set for 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Kicking off the start of its acclaimed Christ Chapel Chamber Series for the 2013-2014 music calendar, The Riverside Church will showcase the talents of Sidney Outlaw (baritone) for a concert of music on Sunday, October 27, at 3:00 p.m. in the Church's Christ Chapel, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120 & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights. (more...)

Mozart, Mendelssohn, Handel, Bach Set for Oratorio Society of New York's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

The Oratorio Society of New York will perform defining symphonic choral masterworks of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn, both as part of its annual 2013-14 series at Carnegie Hall under the leadership of music director Kent Tritle, and in a guest appearance with Sir Roger Norrington and the Orchestra of St. Luke's at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Tritle leads the 200-voice chorus, New York's standard for grand choral performance, in its 141st season and his ninth season as music director. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Open 141st Season at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

The Oratorio Society of New York, the city's standard for grand choral performance, launches its 141st Carnegie Hall concert season with two pillars of choral grandeur: Mozart's Requiem, in the original Sussmayr edition, and Mendelssohn's rarely-performed secular cantataDie erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night), conducted by Kent Tritle, today, November 4, 2013, at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Sidney Outlaw to Sing at Riverside Church, 10/27; All Saints Service Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Kicking off the start of its acclaimed Christ Chapel Chamber Series for the 2013-2014 music calendar, The Riverside Church will showcase the talents of Sidney Outlaw (baritone) for a concert of music today, October 27, at 3:00 p.m. in the Church's Christ Chapel, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120 & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights. (more...)

Works Ranging from William Byrd to Meredith Monk Set for Musica Sacra's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Musica Sacra previously announced programming for its 2013-2014 concert season. The programmed repertoire spans six centuries, and includes works by composers from William Byrd to Meredith Monk. (more...)

Sidney Outlaw to Sing at Riverside Church, 10/27; All Saints Service Set for 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Kicking off the start of its acclaimed Christ Chapel Chamber Series for the 2013-2014 music calendar, The Riverside Church will showcase the talents of Sidney Outlaw (baritone) for a concert of music on Sunday, October 27, at 3:00 p.m. in the Church's Christ Chapel, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120 & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights. (more...)

TOSCA, FAUST and THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Set for Atlanta Opera's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The Atlanta Opera, one of the nation's finest regional opera companies enriching lives through the power of opera, yesterday announced its 2013-2014 season. The season opens with Tosca in October 2013, followed by Gounod's Faust in March 2014, and concludes with The Barber of Seville in April and May 2014. All performances will take place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Open 141st Season at Carnegie Hall, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The Oratorio Society of New York, the city's standard for grand choral performance, launches its 141st Carnegie Hall concert season with two pillars of choral grandeur: Mozart's Requiem, in the original Sussmayr edition, and Mendelssohn's rarely-performed secular cantataDie erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night), conducted by Kent Tritle, on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 8:00 PM. (more...)

North Carolina Opera Presents Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Coming to Raleigh's Fletcher Opera Theater tonight, October 3 and October 5 and 6 is a fully staged operatic production of Mozart's Così fan tutte (or 'The School for Lovers') presented by the North Carolina Opera (Sung in Italian with English supertitles). (more...)

American Symphony Season Opener to Recapture 1913 New York Armory Show Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

The American Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season, full of discoveries and revolution begins with New York Avant-Garde today, October 3, 2013. In partnership with the New-York Historical Society's new exhibition and catalog, the ASO recreates the fall-out in music of the famous New York Armory visual arts show of a century ago, in 1913. (more...)

American Symphony Season Opener to Recapture 1913 New York Armory Show, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The American Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season, full of discoveries and revolution begins with New York Avant-Garde on October 3, 2013. In partnership with the New-York Historical Society's new exhibition and catalog, the ASO recreates the fall-out in music of the famous New York Armory visual arts show of a century ago, in 1913. (more...)

North Carolina Opera Presents Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Coming to Raleigh's Fletcher Opera Theater on October 3, 5 and 6 is a fully staged operatic production of Mozart's Così fan tutte (or “The School for Lovers”) presented by the North Carolina Opera (Sung in Italian with English supertitles). (more...)

Mozart, Mendelssohn, Handel, Bach Set for Oratorio Society of New York's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The Oratorio Society of New York will perform defining symphonic choral masterworks of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn, both as part of its annual 2013-14 series at Carnegie Hall under the leadership of music director Kent Tritle, and in a guest appearance with Sir Roger Norrington and the Orchestra of St. Luke's at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Tritle leads the 200-voice chorus, New York's standard for grand choral performance, in its 141st season and his ninth season as music director. (more...)

North Carolina Opera Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

On Monday, July 29 the North Carolina Opera announced its new season at a kick-off event hosted by CAM Raleigh. Over 250 fans and friends of the organization excitedly gathered for the unveiling of the new season presented by NCO Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, and to hear live performances of excerpts from each opera. (more...)

Works Ranging from William Byrd to Meredith Monk Set for Musica Sacra's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

Musica Sacra today announced programming for its 2013-2014 concert season. The programmed repertoire spans six centuries, and includes works by composers from William Byrd to Meredith Monk. (more...)

IL PRIGIONIERO Highlights GILBERT'S PLAYLIST with NY Phil, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Italian modernist composer Luigi Dallapiccola's serialist opera Il Prigioniero, featuring bass- baritone Gerald Finley as The Prisoner and soprano Patricia Racette (in her Philharmonic debut) as The Mother, highlights the next installment of Gilbert's Playlist - four weeks of programs conducted by Alan Gilbert showcasing themes and ideas that have become a hallmark of the Music Director's tenure - tonight, June 6, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

IL PRIGIONIERO to Highlight GILBERT'S PLAYLIST with NY Phil, Beg. 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Italian modernist composer Luigi Dallapiccola's serialist opera Il Prigioniero, featuring bass- baritone Gerald Finley as The Prisoner and soprano Patricia Racette (in her Philharmonic debut) as The Mother, highlights the next installment of Gilbert's Playlist - four weeks of programs conducted by Alan Gilbert showcasing themes and ideas that have become a hallmark of the Music Director's tenure - Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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