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Behind the Scenes Interviews
Q&A: Will Crutchfield on His Journey With Bel Canto, His Final Season at Caramoor & His New Program, Teatro Nuovo
It's a big year at Caramoor for Will Crutchfield.  For the last 20 years, Crutchfield has been a leader in reviving a number of Bel Canto works at the festival through his program "Bel Canto at Caramoor." It is a program that has showcased some rarities and has shown the conductor's expertise in the repertoire. However, this year Crutchfield is leaving his tenure with the festival and has announced the…
Will Crutchfield Creates Teatro Nuovo As Caramoor Loses Bel Canto Programming
For years, Will Crutchfield and his bel canto program were a fixture at Caramoor. That will end next year with the arrival of Teatro Nuovo, a nine-day festival, created by Crutchfield to continue his passion for bel canto. The festival, which will bow in July 2018, will feature semi-staged productions of Rossini's’ “Tancredi” and Mayr’s “Medea in Corinto.” There will also be orchestral concerts, vocal recitals, chamber music, and the…