TAWANI Foundation Commits $10 million to Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The TAWANI Foundation, through its founder, Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), announces that it will be committing $10 million to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSO). In a statement, the foundation said that multi-year gift will include a $5 million challenge grant, incentivizing other donors to join the effort. The funds will help support the organization’s “SEMPRE ALWAYS: The {…}

Eugenia Forteza Joins Bravissimo Management

(Photo credit: Jessica Osber) French-Argentinean mezzo-soprano Eugenia Forteza has joined Bravissimo Management. Forteza recently made her debut at Carnegie Hall, with the Ana Gelovani Foundation, in its inaugural gala concert in New York. Last season, she debuted the title role in the Singapore premiere of Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia,” Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, and in concert with Marshall {…}

Adriana Bastidas-Gamboa, Anastasia Bartoli, Xavier Sabata, Kathrin Zukowski & Seth Carico Lead Oper Köln’s 2024-25 Season

Oper Köln has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres Marc Minkowski conducts Haydn’s “The Creation” in a production by Melly Still. The production will star Kathrin Zukowski, Sebastian Kohlhepp, Alex Rosen, Giulia Montanari, and André Morsch. Performance Dates: Oct. 5-20, 2024 Allison Oakes stars in Strauss’ “Elektra” alongside Lioba Braun, KS Dalia Schaechter, Astrid Kessler, Martin Koch, Karl-Heinz Lehner, and Insik {…}