New England Conservatory Announces Fall Programming

By Afton Wooten

The New England Conservatory has announced its fall programming. Listed here are the opera events which are free and open to the public.

Mezzo-soprano Rebecca Printz solos in Brett Dean’s “I Starred Last Night, I Shone” in “NEC & Yellow Barn Present: A Concert for Violist Roger Tapping (1960-2022).”

Performance Date: September 19, 2023

“Liederabend LXVII” features songs in a variety of languages, dating from the 19th century up to the present day.

Performance Date: October 18, 2023

NEC’s Director of Choral Activities Erica J. Washburn conducts the NEC Chamber Singers at their first concert of the 2023-24 academic year. They present Roxanna Panufnik’s “99 Words for my Darling Children.”

Performance Date: October 18, 2023

Students present “Perkin Opera Scenes” in the Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre.

Performance Dates: October 26-27, 2023

Soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Cameron Stowe present “All-Rachmaninoff.”

Performance Date: November 6, 2023

David Loebel conducts the NEC Philharmonia and NEC Symphonic Choir in “Pärt, Mozart.”

Performance Date: November 8, 2023

Guest artist baritone Randall Scarlata joins faculty members Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, Cameron Stowe, and Donald Weilerstein on the “Faculty Recital” program.

Performance Date: November 9, 2023

NEC Opera presents Francesco Cavalli’s “La Calisto.” Robert Tweten conducts. 

Performance Dates: November 16-19, 2023

Up next is “Liederabend LXVIII.”

Performance Date: November 29, 2023

The NEC Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers present “An Evening of Lessons and Carols.”

Performance Date: December 8, 2023

Last, but not least is “Into the Holidays” by the NEC Chamber Singers, Symphonic Winds, and Navy Band North East.

Performance Date: December 11, 2023