Teatro Grattacielo to Present ‘The 10 Faces of Maria Callas’

Teatro Grattacielo and the Consulate General of Greece in New York will present “The 10 Faces of Maria Callas” on March 17, 2023. The showcase will feature sopranos Sasha Gutierrez, Seongeun Luna Park, Stephanie Rivero, Eun Byoul Song, and Victoria Davis. They will be accompanied by pianist Alla Milchetein and actress Liz Klein. “Maria Callas is one of the 20th century’s most legendary and enduring {…}

Elias Merhige’s ‘The Begotten Cycle’ to Premiere at Brussels Planetarium

On March 26, 2023, the Brussels Planetarium will present the premiere of Elias Merhige’s cosmic opera installation, titled “The Begotten Cycle.” The cycle is comprised of three of Merhige’s previous works, “Begotten,” “Din of Celestial Birds,” and “Polia and Blastema.” Released in 1989, “Begotten” was praised as an important piece of avant-garde cinema, shot in black and white on 16mm {…}

White Snakes Project to Speak Against Anti-Asian Racism with ‘Fractured Mosaics’

On March 30, 2023, Cerise Jacobs and White Snake Projects will present the world premiere of “Fractured Mosaics,” an operatic response to anti-Asian racism. Comprised of four scenes, “Fractured Mosaics” features music by Nilo Alcala, Randall Eng, Benjamin Kono, and Liliya Ugay, with texts from their respective writing partners, Deepalis Gupta, Monique Truong, Cerise Lim Jacobs, and Sokunthary Svay. Per {…}