Molly Dunn, Jeremy Brauner, Jason Detwiler Headline ‘La Traviata’ at South Orange Performing Arts Center

South Orange Performing Arts Center in New Jersey is set to present Verdi’s “La Traviata” on Nov. 30, 2022. The partly staged performance of the classic work will star Molly Dunn as Violetta with Jeremy Brauner as Alfredo and Jason Detwiler as Giorgio Germont. The MidAtlantic Symphony and Seton Hall University Choir will also perform. Dunn recently performed “La Traviata” {…}

Bampton Classical Voices to Present ‘In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas Music from 17th Century Germany’

On December 21, 2022, Bampton Classical Voices will present “In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas Music from 17th Century Germany.” Held at St. Mary’s Church in Bampton, Oxfordshire, the concert, which commemorates the village’s patron Saint, Beornwald, will feature sacred motets and Christmas hymns from the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, by composers such as Heinrich Schutz, Michael Praetorius, Orlande de {…}

Katelyn Morton, Kirsten Kunkle, Mark Billy to Headline World Premiere of Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate‘s ‘Shell Shaker’

The Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra is set to world premiere “Shell Shaker,” a new opera by Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate on. Feb. 24, 2023 at Prat Hall in Massachusetts. The opera is based on the ancient legend of the Chickasaw people who received turtle shells as a traditional percussion instrument. The opera will be entirely in Chickasaw language and will star {…}

Artscape Theater to Workshop Paola Prestini’s Disabled-led Opera ‘Sensorium Ex’

On November 17, 2022, Artscape Theater in Cape Town, South Africa, will begin its workshop for composer Paola Prestini’s developing opera “Sensorium Ex.” “Sensorium Ex” is written for soloists, choir, chamber orchestra, and electronics, and seeks to explore the nature of voice beyond language, as well as the human experience and relationships with community. The libretto, by Brenda Shaughnessy, draws {…}