The American Opera Project to Preview New Works in ‘C&V Scene and Heard 2021’ Concert

(Image Source: The American Opera Project) This September, The American Opera Project will launch their 33rd season with music from five new operas in an outdoor concert, titled “C&V Scene and Heard 2021.” The concert will showcase works from emerging composers: “Marble House,” by Matt Frey; “Simone de Beauvoir at the Museum,” by Alaina Ferris; “28th Ave” by Michael Lanci; {…}

OperaUpClose Announces ‘Concerts in the Café: Shakespeare Re-Shaped’

OperaUpClose has announced its upcoming “Concerts in the Café: Shakespeare Re-Shaped” on Sept. 27 and 28, 2021. The showcase will feature music by Woolfenden, Gounod, Verdi, Coleridge Taylor, Kat Rose-Martin, Finzi, and Berlioz inspired by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” “Measure for Measure,” and “Much Ado About Nothing.” The cast for the concert will include soprano Claire Wild, actor and writer {…}

Peter Brathwaite to Present ‘Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture’

Opera singer and broadcaster Peter Brathwaite will present “Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture,” a new outdoor exhibition across King’s College London’s “Strand Campus.” The showcase, which is set to take place on Sept. 10, 2021, will feature photographs and other artwork by Brathwaite. The aim of the presentation is to decontextualize the Renaissance, a time of cultural {…}