Opera Atelier Releases Behind-the-Scenes Doc for Upcoming Production

Opera Atelier is set to premiere “The Making of The Resurrection,” a documentary short focusing on the company’s upcoming production of Handel’s “The Resurrection.” The documentary, which can be streamed on the company’s website and YouTube channel, features interviews with the Creative team as they work to create the Handel opera under Ontario’s COVID-19 protocols. “Our production of Handel’s ‘The {…}

International Resource Center for Performing Artists Opens Applications for ‘Ten Singing Stars – New Generation’

On May 21, 2021, the International Resource Centre for Performing Artists will launch the fourth edition of its “Ten Singing Stars – New Generation.” Ten singers will have a chance to work with Theodore Baerg, one of Canada’s leading baritones; accompanied by Andrea Grant, they will offer suggestions on artistic skills, and provide career information and guidance. Signup for the {…}

Teatro Grattacielo, Opera Hispánica & Others Team Up to Present ‘Canciones y Poemas

Teatro Grattacielo and Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy will join forces with Columbus Citizens Foundation and Opera Hispánica to present “Canciones y Poemas.” The recital will feature tenor Ricardo Garcia, pianist Howard Watkins, and soprano Sylvia D’Eramo as they explore Italian and Spanish verismo and folk songs by such composers as Mascagni, De Falla, Piazzola, Puccini, Granados, Montero, and Landau. Garcia {…}

Finger Lakes Opera’s ‘Behind the Curtain’ Series Returns with New Episodes

On March 30, 2021, Finger Lakes Opera Artistic Director and founder Gerard Floriano’s video podcast series, titled “Behind the Curtain,” returned for new episodes, featuring conversations with prominent American stage directors. The first episode saw Floriano in conversation with Fenlon Lamb, who was stage director for FLO’s productions of “La Traviata” and “Tosca.” Lamb is also the co-creator of Papermoon {…}

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Releases ‘Mission: Commission’ Podcast Trailer

The Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced the release of a trailer for its upcoming podcast series “Mission: Commission,” whetting the audience’s appetite for the series launch scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, and running on consecutive Tuesdays through May 18. The free six-episode podcast challenges three composers to create a newly commissioned work in just {…}

Chantal Braziel, James Harkness, Dr. Tiffany Jackson, and Joelle Lamarre Headline Third Episode of ‘Music as the Message’ Series

On April 25, audiences will be invited into the home of Adrienne Danrich for the third episode of the American Opera Project’s virtual series “Music as the Message,” titled “Our Stories ~ Our Voices.” Hosted by Danrich, the event will feature a cast of prominent black artists such as Chantal Braziel, James Harkness, Dr. Tiffany Jackson, and Joelle Lamarre. This {…}