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 {…}

Artivistas, 360° of Opera, & Bare Opera to Present Concert in Honor of ‘La Fête de la Musique’

Artivistas, 360° of Opera, and Bare Opera will join forces to present a concert on June 21, 2023 in honor of “La Fête de la musique.” The performance, which will take place at the Paris-based Artivistas gallery, will feature mezzo-soprano Eugenia Forteza and pianist Laetitia Ruccolo in a program featuring music by Gardel, Maria Grever, Piazzolla, Rossini, Consuelo Velázquez, and {…}

Janai Brugger, Karen Slack, Ginger Costa-Jackson Star In Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend (North America)

(Credit: Suzanne Vinnik / Dario Acosta) This weekend’s recommendations are full of variety of repertory spread across the U.S. including two essential world premieres and the performance of a rare work. All of them feature tremendous star power. Here are the five operas that we recommend for your Father’s Day celebration (in alphabetical order by company). The Marriage of Figaro {…}

The Diva Connection – How Shoperatic & Its Creators, Suzanne Vinnik & Sara Duchovnay, Created Opera’s First & Only Multi-User Marketplace For Singers

It was 2013 and Suzanne Vinnik was contacted by soprano Zulimar López, who was looking to solve a problem that every female opera singer faces – getting rid of a bunch of gowns that were hogging her closet space. “I had also experienced the same issue with my over-stuffed closet in my one bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side,” Vinnik told {…}