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New Class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows Announced Photo New Class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) have selected five outstanding musicians for their next class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows.

The Broad Stage Announces Classical Hour On Facebook Photo The Broad Stage Announces Classical Hour On Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020

The Broad Stage announces The Broad Stage Classical Hour, a new, recurring program featuring live classical performances from intimate rooms. The Broad Stage Classical Hour is part of The Broad Stage at Home, a destination offering new, livestreamed content from artistic partners and archival concert footage.

San Francisco Opera Announces Cancellation Of Workshops and Recitals Photo San Francisco Opera Announces Cancellation Of Workshops and Recitals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

Due to increased measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, including a March 13 San Francisco Department of Public Health order prohibiting gatherings of 100 or more persons through April 30, and a March 16 order requiring San Francisco residents to stay home except for essential needs, the following events are canceled:

Alexandra Nowakowski Presents A Concert With William Woodard At  The Residence Of The Photo Alexandra Nowakowski Presents A Concert With William Woodard At The Residence Of The Polish Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

The Embassy Series in Washington, D.C. presents coloratura soprano Alexandra Nowakowski in a concert with pianist William Woodard at the Residence of The Polish Ambassador on April 7th at 7:30pm.

San Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Program Announce 2020 Schwabacher Recital Photo San Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Program Announce 2020 Schwabacher Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

Now in its 37th year, the Schwabacher Recital Series returns on Wednesday, January 29, with performances at San Francisco's Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater that feature emerging artists from around the globe.

Opera Santa Barbara Announces Masterclass With Warren Jones, Pianist And Conductor Photo Opera Santa Barbara Announces Masterclass With Warren Jones, Pianist And Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Opera SB welcomes back world-renowned pianist and conductor, Warren Jones to work with its 19|20 Chrisman Studio Artists on November 9th, 2019 from 1:30PM - 4PM at Braille Institute Santa Barbara, 2031 De La Vina St. Held in partnership with the Braille Institute in Santa Barbara, this masterclass is free and open to the public.

BWW Review: FREEDA PEOPLES Shakes the Foundation of The Ensemble Theatre Photo BWW Review: FREEDA PEOPLES Shakes the Foundation of The Ensemble Theatre
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Apr 10, 2019

If you're a churchgoer and specifically a member of a black church, the issues in this production aren't foreign. In this story, we learn about backsliding deacons, disgruntled church elders, and hate towards the new pastor. Not saying that every church has these issues, but if you aren't in a church that has these issues you've heard of a church that has.

Winners Of The 2019 George London Awards Are Announced Photo Winners Of The 2019 George London Awards Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

The winners of the 48th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.

The 2019 George London Awards Present Final Round And Awards, Today Photo The 2019 George London Awards Present Final Round And Awards, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

The 48th annual George London Awards Competition for opera singers final round And Awards Announcement is open to the public - Today, February 22, 2019, At 4:00 Pm, At The Morgan Library & Museum's Gilder Lehrman Hall

Dean Griffey & Amy Owens in a George London Foundation Recital at The Morgan Photo Dean Griffey & Amy Owens in a George London Foundation Recital at The Morgan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Two American opera singers noted for their theatricality – one on the rise, the other an international star – headline the second George London Foundation recital of the season. Anthony Dean Griffey, the renowned tenor whose searing interpretation of the title role of Britten's Peter Grimes, among others, has brought him worldwide acclaim, and Amy Owens, a “scene-stealing” (Broadway World) “radiant soprano” (Opera News) who won an award at the 2018 George London Awards competition, perform the second George London Foundation Recital of the season at The Morgan Library and Museum on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 4:00 pm. They are joined by Warren Jones at the piano, and guest artists David Heiss, cello, and Cindy Wu, violin.

Anthony Dean Griffey and Amy Owens Will Perform In A George London Foundation Recital Photo Anthony Dean Griffey and Amy Owens Will Perform In A George London Foundation Recital At The Morgan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor, and Amy Owens, Soprano, with Warren Jones, Piano, join for a George London Foundation Recital at The Morgan an Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 4:00 PM.

Richard O'Neill Continues Residency At The Broad Stage, 3/3 Photo Richard O'Neill Continues Residency At The Broad Stage, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents concerts with violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill, its artist in residence.  On Sunday, March 3, O'Neill performs a program of British composers -- Britten, Bowen, Bridge, Carter and Clarke with pianist Steven Lin; he closes on Sunday, May 26 with a program called L.A. Masters with works by Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Brahms with Jennifer Frautschi (violin), Jesse Mills (violin), Fred Sherry (cello), and Orion Weiss (piano).

The 2019 George London Awards Present Final Round And Awards, 2/22 Photo The 2019 George London Awards Present Final Round And Awards, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

The 48th annual George London Awards Competition for opera singers final round And Awards Announcement is open to the public - Friday, February 22, 2019, At 4:00 Pm, At The Morgan Library & Museum's Gilder Lehrman Hall

Andrew G. Manea will Perform in San Francisco Opera's ROBERTO DEVEREUX Photo Andrew G. Manea will Perform in San Francisco Opera's ROBERTO DEVEREUX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Gaetano Donizetti's Roberto Devereux, opening September 8 and running for six performances through September 27. Romanian-American baritone Andrew G. Manea will perform the role of the Duke of Nottingham, replacing Artur Rucinski who has withdrawn due to lung injuries sustained in a serious bicycling accident involving a car in his native Poland. He is expected to make a full recovery. Rucinski deeply regrets having to withdraw but looks forward to returning to San Francisco Opera in the future.

Andrew G. Manea will Perform in San Francisco Opera's ROBERTO DEVEREUX Photo Andrew G. Manea will Perform in San Francisco Opera's ROBERTO DEVEREUX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Gaetano Donizetti's Roberto Devereux, opening September 8 and running for six performances through September 27. Romanian-American baritone Andrew G. Manea will perform the role of the Duke of Nottingham, replacing Artur Rucinski who has withdrawn due to lung injuries sustained in a serious bicycling accident involving a car in his native Poland. He is expected to make a full recovery. Rucinski deeply regrets having to withdraw but looks forward to returning to San Francisco Opera in the future.

Violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill, Artist In Residence to Perform At The Broad Stage Photo Violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill, Artist In Residence to Perform At The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents three concerts with violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill, its artist in residence.  O'Neill will lead three programs - on Saturday September 8, he performs Schubert and Beethoven in a program title Homage with the Ehnes Quartet; on Sunday, March 3 he performs a program of British composers -- Britten, Bowen, Bridge, Carter and Clarke with pianist Steven Lin; and he closes with a program called L.A. Masters with works by Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Brahms with Jennifer Frautschi (violin), Jesse Mills (violin), Fred Sherry (cello), and Orion Weiss (piano).

Bon Appetit! And Bolling Suite Come to The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Photo Bon Appetit! And Bolling Suite Come to The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

You can sing in the shower and whistle while you work, but can you perform an opera while baking a cake?

George London Foundation For Singers Announces 2018-19 Season Photo George London Foundation For Singers Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

The George London Foundation for Singers has been honoring, supporting, and presenting the finest young opera singers in the U.S. and Canada since 1971. The foundation and the George London Awards (the prize of the foundation's annual competition) are named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century, who devoted much of his time and energy in his later years to the support and nurturing of young opera singers.

George London Foundation Announces Singers for 2018-19 Season Photo George London Foundation Announces Singers for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The George London Foundation for Singers has been honoring, supporting, and presenting the finest young opera singers in the U.S. and Canada since 1971. The foundation and the George London Awards (the prize of the foundation's annual competition) are named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century, who devoted much of his time and energy in his later years to the support and nurturing of young opera singers.

BWW Review: EIGHTH DAY OF THE WEEK Is Cozy at The Ensemble Theatre Photo BWW Review: EIGHTH DAY OF THE WEEK Is Cozy at The Ensemble Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Apr 6, 2018

EIGHTH DAY OF THE WEEK is a lovely portrait of what family means in the face of the unthinkable. It's a positive and affirming show that taps something anybody can relate to, the need for your family to understand exactly what you are facing.

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