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Oratorio Society of New York Announces 2018-19 Carnegie Hall Season
The Oratorio Society of New York has announced its 2018-19 Carnegie Hall season. The organization, led by Kent Tritle, will kick off its season with a performance dedicated to the Centennial of the Armistice and of Polish Independence. The concert will feature Szymanowski’s “Stabat Mater” as well as Gorecki’s “Euntes Ibant et Flebant” and the “Dona nobis pacem” by Vaughan Williams. The concert will feature Susanna Phillips, Ewa Plonka, and…
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Megan Picerno To Make Her Gran Teatre del Liceu Debut
Soprano Meghan Picerno will make her debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu. The company announced that Picerno will replace Kathryn Lewek in the role of Cunegonde in Bernstein's "Candide." Picerno recently performed the role with the San Francisco Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. She also performed the role with the New York City Opera where she received raves with OperaWire noting she delivered "the standout performance of the…
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Pretty Yende, Diana Damrau & Russell Thomas Headline Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2018-19 Season
The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced its 2018-19 season featuring seven new productions and numerous revivals. The season will also include some of today's biggest stars as well numerous ensemble members. Here is a look! New Productions  Johan Reuter takes on the title role in Berg's "Wozzeck" in a new production by Ole Anders Tanberg's new production. Elena Zhidkova takes on the role of Marie while Burkhard Ulrich is Hauptmann.…
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WNO Set to Celebrate Bernstein Centennial With ‘Candide’
The Washington National Opera is preparing to finish off its 2017-18 season, celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial anniversary with his “opera” “Candide.” The run kicks off on May 6, 2018, at the Kennedy Center Opera House. The celebration is set to feature an all-star cast that includes tenor Alek Shrader in his WNO debut. He will take on the title role opposite Kathryn Lewek as his lover Cunegonde. Lewek, of course,…
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Evelyn Herlitzius, Nino Machaidze & Eric Owens Headline Dutch National Opera’s 2018-19 Season
The Dutch National Opera has announced its 2018-19 season featuring many operatic classics as well as rarely performed works. The company will continue its Opera Forward series as well as its Holland Festival, which concludes the season. Classics The Dutch National Opera opens its season with Mozart's masterpiece "Die Zauberflöte" in Simon McBurney's new production. Kathryn Lewek brings her compelling Queen of the Night with Stanislas de Barbeyrac as Tamino and Mari Eriksmoen…
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Isabel Leonard, Nathan Gunn & Kathryn Lewek To Celebrate Bernstein At Washington National Opera
The Washington National Opera has announced the 2018 WNO Gala, which takes place on Sunday, May 20 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. This year's annual Gala will celebrate Leonard Bernstein's centennial and will feature Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor Patti LuPone, Emmy nominated singer and actor Tituss Burgess, Grammy winner Isabel Leonard, and soprano Kathryn Lewek. The gala will also include Nathan Gunn, who will host and perform, alongside his…
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Kathyrn Lewek & Sara Murphy Headline Oratorio Society of New York’s 144th Performance Of The ‘Messiah’
On Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, the Oratorio Society of New York will continue its tradition of performing Handel's "Messiah" with music director Kent Tritle leading the 144th performance. The vocal soloists will be soprano Kathryn Lewek, mezzo-soprano Sara Murphy, tenor Lawrence Jones, and bass-baritone Dashon Burton. The Oratorio Society of New York has the distinction of having performed Handel’s "Messiah" every Christmas season since 1874, and at Carnegie Hall every year…
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Kathryn Bowden To Make Met Debut
Kathryn Bowden will make her Metropolitan Opera debut in the role of Queen of the Night on Thursday Oct. 5. The soprano will replace Kathryn Lewek in the Metropolitan Opera's "Die Zauberflote." Bowden made her 2015 San Francisco Opera debut as the Queen of the Night and made her entry onto the Metropolitan Opera roster as a cover for the 2016 family performances of "The Magic Flute." She also made…
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4 Stars To Watch At the Washington National Opera’s 2017-18 Season
There may only be a total of six operas being shown at the Washington National Opera next season, but there is a wealth of great singers going to the house. Among them are some of the greatest stars as well as some very exciting rising stars. OperaWire takes a look at some of the stars that cannot be missed this upcoming season at the Washington National Opera. Yonghoon Lee: Radames…
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Weekend Preview – USA (1/6-1/8): Opera World Slowly Starts Up in 2017
The weekend of Jan. 6-8 will see the return of many prominent opera companies around the country after a lengthy holiday hiatus. The Metropolitan Opera, which continues throughout the year, will feature three popular works including “La Boheme,” an HD performance of Verdi’s “Nabucco” and evening showcase of Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette” starring Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo. Nabucco stars Placido Domingo, Liudmyla Monastyrka, Jamie Barton and Russell Thomas with…