Julia Bullock

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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 25: Anna Netrebko & Gregory Kunde Lead New Releases
This week we see the release of two full operas and a compilation by Anna Netrebko. Here is a look at what this week will offer. Il Trovatore  The Royal Opera and Opus Arte will release a production of Verdi's 'Il Trovatore" starring Gregory Kunde, Anita Rachvelshvili, Lianna Haroutounian, and Vitaly Bilyy. Richard Farnes conducts the production, which was directed by David Bosch. Dr. Atomic Nonesuch will release John Adams'…
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New York Festival of Song Announces 30th Anniversary Celebration Concert
The New York Festival of Song has announced its 30th Anniversary Celebration, which will feature a star-studded cast. The performance is slated for April 24, 2018, at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center. The concert is slated to include a wide range of songs from such composers as Vaughn Williams, Blitzstein, Bolcom, Dvorak, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, Granados, Eubie Blake, Hoagy Carmichael, Adam Guettel, and Jonathan Larsen. Among the…
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The 4 Fascinating Women of Girls of the Golden West
Although written by two men, "Girls of the Golden West" is centered around the lives of the hardy women of Rich Bar (a mining camp in the Sierra mountains) and Downieville, California in the early 1850s. Throughout the Works and Process presentation at the Guggenheim on Sept. 21, John Adams (composer) and Peter Sellars (librettist/director) made it clear that this opera was not your stereotypical Gold Rush story about rough-and-tumble white…
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New York Festival of Song Announces 2017-18 Program
The famed New York Festival of Song will celebrate its 30th anniversary in style. The event, founded three decades ago by Steven Blier and Michael Barrett, will feature four major concerts, all showcased at the Merkin Concert Hall in New York. The first of these performances will be one dedicated to Leonard Bernstein on Nov. 7, 2017. Entitled “Take Care of this House,” the concert will feature soprano Chelsea Shephard,…
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Jamie Barton, Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens Headline Celebrity Series Of Boston
The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced its 2017-18 season with a number of opera singers scheduled to perform. On Dec. 13, 2017,  Jamie Barton gives a recital. Barton is one of the most acclaimed mezzos in the industry as she has won the Beverly Sills Artist Award and the 2015 Richard Tucker Award. She is also a winner of the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a Grammy…