Zachary James Releases New American Mixtape & Responds to Supreme Court’s Decision on Roe Vs. Wade

Zachary James has released an American Mixtape in celebration of July 4. The mixtape features patriotic anthems, new poetry, and a full reading of the original Constitution of the {…}

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Q & A: Tenor Allan Clayton on Schubert’s ‘Winterreise,’ His Process & An ‘Interesting’ Crossroads With Future Projects

   (© Sim Canetty-Clarke) At the pinnacle of the song cycle is Schubert’s “Winterreise.” It is a work that has been mythologized and has influenced generations of composers thereafter including Mahler, Britten, and Maury Yeston to name just a few. While written for tenor, it has nonetheless been recorded and performed by lower male voices as well as a plethora {…}

Q & A: Tenor Freddie De Tommaso on ‘Madama Butterfly,’ His Inspirations & What He’d Like to Change About the World

(Credit: CraigGibson) Originally having trained as a baritone, Freddie De Tommaso is an Anglo-Italian tenor from Tunbridge Wells who went from working in his Father’s High Street Italian restaurant to some of the great opera houses of the world. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and his star was launched when he won the Plácido Domingo Tenor Prize {…}

‘Voices of the African Diaspora’ – Rare Works by Black Composers Showcased by Art Song Colorado

(Photos Courtesy of Pam Chaddon, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs / Taken during rehearsal) Back in February, Eapen Leubner’s Art Song Colorado presented “Voices of the African Diaspora,” a concert dedicated to Black composers throughout the centuries. Audiences had the chance to listen to works by Joseph Bologne, H. Leslie Adams, George Walker, Jessie Montgomery, Andre Myers, and Undine Smith {…}