Michelle Johnson, Lisa Chavez Headline Sarasota Opera’s ‘Celebration’ Concert

Sarasota Opera has released the full list of artists participating in “Sarasota Opera: A Celebration,” a virtual celebration of the Sarasota Opera community set to take place on April 23, 2021. The performance will feature soprano Michelle Johnson and tenor Matthew Vickers as well as mezzo-soprano Lisa Chavez,  bass-baritone Stefano De Peppo, and the Sarasota Opera Strong Quartet. Johnson performed {…}

Chicago Fringe Opera Announces First Half of Spring Season – ‘City of Works’

Chicago Fringe Opera (CFO) has announced the first half of its spring season, entitled “City of Works.” Crafted with pandemic safety protocols top-of-mind, “City of Works” takes audiences on a journey through Chicago as they travel from one landmark to another. Upon arrival at their destination, audiences unlock digital content using a QR code.  The approach allows individuals to share {…}

Composer / Pianist Felix Jarrar to Premiere ‘Change Comes in Full Glory’ Featuring Cantata – ‘The Unsleeping Ones’

Composer/pianist Felix Jarrar, along with soprano Caroline Spaeth, mezzo-soprano Eugenia Forteza, and La Cuarta Productions is set to premiere “Change Comes in Full Glory” on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. The program features a cantata entitled “The Unsleeping Ones,” as well as two additional pieces penned by Jarrar. The concert will stream on the Sparrow Live platform. {…}