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Zachary James Brings Wagner-Themed DAS RHINESTONE Burlesque To The Slipper Room Zachary James Brings Wagner-Themed DAS RHINESTONE Burlesque To The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Wagnerian vaudeville, parody pastiche, and Bayreuth burlesque await guests at DAS RHINESTONE, an evening of serious singing, sequins, and plenty of WTF operatic moments to get you in or distract you from the holiday spirit. Zachary James, appearing courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera, brings Wagner's diva daddy Wotan to glittering, semi-nude life at this one night only event on December 23 at New York's The Slipper Room (167 Orchard Street). (more...)

5BMF to Present Finale of THE FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, VOLUME II at National Sawdust 5BMF to Present Finale of THE FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, VOLUME II at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

On Today, November 16, 2017 at 7:30pm, preceded by a 7:00pm Composer/Poet chat, Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the Brooklyn premiere and grand finale performance of the Five Borough Songbook, Volume II with expanded casting at National Sawdust. The project, which premiered in Manhattan and Queens earlier this year in honor of 5BMF's 10th anniversary season, features 20 new commissions inspired by New York City places, people and poetry from twenty composers, and includes solo songs, duets and ensemble works scored for various combinations of voice, piano and cello. The Five Borough Songbook, Volume II received its Staten Island premiere on September 16 at Trinity Lutheran Church and its Bronx premiere on September 17 at the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture. (more...)

5BMF to Present Finale of THE FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, VOLUME II at National Sawdust 5BMF to Present Finale of THE FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, VOLUME II at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:30pm, preceded by a 7:00pm Composer/Poet chat, Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the Brooklyn premiere and grand finale performance of the Five Borough Songbook, Volume II with expanded casting at National Sawdust. The project, which premiered in Manhattan and Queens earlier this year in honor of 5BMF's 10th anniversary season, features 20 new commissions inspired by New York City places, people and poetry from twenty composers, and includes solo songs, duets and ensemble works scored for various combinations of voice, piano and cello. The Five Borough Songbook, Volume II received its Staten Island premiere on September 16 at Trinity Lutheran Church and its Bronx premiere on September 17 at the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture. (more...)

Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Opera Ithaca opens their 4th Season with Ruggero Leoncavallo's hit operatic thriller, Pagliacci, September 23rd thru September 30th at Ithaca's Circus Culture and September 25th at NYC's Slipper Room, marking the 125th anniversary of the opera's world premiere. (more...)

Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI Opera Ithaca to Open 4th Season with PAGLIACCI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Opera Ithaca opens their 4th Season with Ruggero Leoncavallo's hit operatic thriller, Pagliacci, September 23rd thru September 30th at Ithaca's Circus Culture and September 25th at NYC's Slipper Room, marking the 125th anniversary of the opera's world premiere. (more...)

5BMF Presents Brooklyn, Bronx and Staten Island Premieres of FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, Volume II 5BMF Presents Brooklyn, Bronx and Staten Island Premieres of FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, Volume II
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the Staten Island, Bronx, and Brooklyn premieres of the Five Borough Songbook, Volume II, completing the Songbook's journey across all five boroughs of New York City, which began during 5BMF's tenth anniversary season. (more...)

Five Boroughs Music Festival Season Features Concerts by Rolston Quartet, Lorelei Ensemble, ICE, UpBeat NYC, and TENET Five Boroughs Music Festival Season Features Concerts by Rolston Quartet, Lorelei Ensemble, ICE, UpBeat NYC, and TENET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, continuing its mission of bringing affordable, world-class performances of traditional and contemporary chamber music to all five boroughs of New York City. (more...)

All-Star 'AIDS QUILT SONGBOOK' CD Features Sharon Stone, Ansel Elgort, Yo-Yo Ma and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

An all-star cast of renowned singers and instrumentalists comes together on one CD to sing for hope and in the cause of supporting AIDS research. (more...)

AOP and Phoenix Concerts Present 'AOP25: Celebrating Composers & the Voice' Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects) and The Phoenix Concerts will co-produce 'AOP25: Celebrating Composers & the Voice,' a concert featuring the work of composers and librettists from AOP's C&V (Composers & the Voice) program, an annual fellowship that trains composers to write for the operatic voice. The concert will take place tonight, October 11 at 8PM at the Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy: 26 West 84th Street, New York City. (more...)

AOP and Phoenix Concerts to Present 'AOP25: Celebrating Composers & the Voice' Concert, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects) and The Phoenix Concerts will co-produce 'AOP25: Celebrating Composers & the Voice,' a concert featuring the work of composers and librettists from AOP's C&V (Composers & the Voice) program, an annual fellowship that trains composers to write for the operatic voice. The concert will take place Friday, October 11 at 8PM at the Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy: 26 West 84th Street, New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sing for Hope's AIDS Quilt Songbook @ TWENTY on World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012

On World AIDS Day, December 1, 2012, Sing for Hope marked the twentieth anniversary of the classical music world's first organized response to the AIDS crisis with the celebratory concert 'AIDS Quilt Songbook @ TWENTY.' The evening featured impassioned performances by many of the country's leading classical vocalists, including Amy Burton, Adrienne Danrich, Heather Johnson, Suzanne Mentzer, Sidney Outlaw, Randall Scarlata, Michael Slattery, Monica Yunus, Camille Zamora, and two of the baritones of the 1992 premiere, Kurt Ollmann and William Sharp. Scroll below for photos from the concert! (more...)

Sing for Hope Presents AIDS QUILT SONGBOOK @ TWENTY Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

Sing for Hope will present AIDS QUILT SONGBOOK @ TWENTY at the Great Hall at Cooper Union today, December 1st, 2012, in observance of World AIDS Day and to mark the 20th anniversary of the first AIDS Quilt Songbook performance, which took place on June 4th 1992 at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. (more...)

Sing for Hope Presents AIDS QUILT SONGBOOK @ TWENTY, Dec 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Sing for Hope will present AIDS QUILT SONGBOOK @ TWENTY at the Great Hall at Cooper Union on December 1st, 2012, in observance of World AIDS Day and to mark the 20th anniversary of the first AIDS Quilt Songbook performance, which took place on June 4th 1992 at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sing for Hope's 'If Music Be the Food of Love' With T. Oliver Reid
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

On Thursday evening, Sing forHope (www.singforhope.org) presented 'Salon SFH: If Music Be the Food of Love' at the organization's new Office/ArtSpace at 575 Eighth Avenue. (more...)

Breakfast in New York Plays Galapagos Art Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011

Composer Lisa Bielawa's Breakfast in New York will have its world premiere tonight at 8pm at Galapagos Art Space (16 Main Street, Brooklyn). (more...)

Breakfast in New York Plays Galapagos Art Space 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Composer Lisa Bielawa's Breakfast in New York will have its world premiere on Thursday, October 6 at 8pm at Galapagos Art Space (16 Main Street, Brooklyn). (more...)