Monday , February 26 2024

Opera

Concert Review (NYC): The Sebastians with the Yale Voxtet – ‘Voices of Versailles’

The Sebastians and the Yale Voxtet

I wish more people knew how fun Baroque music can be. The instrumental ensemble The Sebastians and the superb singers of the Yale Voxtet joined forces to prove it.

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Exclusive Interview: Composer Avner Dorman on New York Premiere of ‘Nigunim,’ Working Through the Pandemic, Writing Music for Kids and More

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The prize-winning composer found surprising commonalities among Jewish musical traditions from around the world as he researched 'Nigunim', which he unveils for New York audiences on July 26.

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Exclusive Interview: Conductor Gerard Schwarz on World Premiere of Michael Dellaira Opera ‘The Leopard’ (‘Il Gattopardo’) with Frost Opera and Symphony

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The world-renowned conductor spoke with us about the upcoming world premiere, in which he leads student musicians and singers along with professionals.

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Interview: Wray Armstrong and Evita Zhang of Armstrong Music & Arts on Bridging the China-West Cultural Divide

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As it manages artists and tours the agency works to facilitate cross-cultural exchange of music, opera, dance and more while building careers.

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Concert Review (NYC): ‘Handel & Hanukkah’ – Clarion Choir and Clarion Orchestra Perform ‘Judas Maccabeus’ and More, 1 December 2021

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There's more to Handel and the holidays than the 'Messiah.' A suite from his oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus' featured original instruments and superb soloists.

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Exclusive Interview: Maestro David Stern on Opera Fuoco’s ‘Figaro in the City’ and Palm Beach Opera’s Live-Audience Return

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The conductor spoke with us about reimagining opera for a young video-obsessed generation, and about the challenges and rewards of staging live opera with an audience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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