South African Soprano to Raise Funds for Artists in Need with ‘African Christmas Fundraising Concert’

On Dec. 23, 2020, South African soprano Marieke de Koker will be hosting a live-streamed event on Facebook and YouTube, titled “African Christmas Fundraising concert.” The concert will feature classic African Christmas songs, world premieres of new works and arrangements, and interview clips with artists. The fundraiser will collect donations which classical singers in the country will be able to {…}

Composer/Pianist Felix Jarrar & Friends to Conclude 2020 Virtual Performances With Holiday Special ‘Felix Navidad’

Composer/Pianist Felix Jarrar will wrap his virtual performances for 2020 with a filmed recording of “Felix Navidad” on Wednesday, December 23, at 7:30 p.m. EST. The holiday special will stream on ​the composer’s YouTube channel​. “Felix Navidad” features soprano Théodora Cattarel, mezzo-soprano JoAnna Pope, and bass-baritone Joseph Beutel. Beutel garnered a 2021 Grammy® Award nomination in the Best Choral Performance {…}