Manhattan School of Music Senior Opera Theater 2018-19 Review: Albert Herring

Saturday, April 13, 2019 saw the second performance of the Manhattan School of Music’s production of the Springtime favorite, “Albert Herring.” With the production running for three nights, each night featured a different cast, comprised of students from the school’s Senior Opera Theater, headed by conductor Jorge Parodi and director Dona D. Vaughn. This effervescent work, composed by Benjamin Britten, {…}

Operavision 2018-19 Live Stream: Royal College of Music Presents ‘Albert Herring’

Opera Vision will start streaming Britten’s “Albert Herring” from the Royal College of Music, starting on Sept. 21, 2018. The opera will be led by famed Britten interpreter Michael Rosewell. Among the cast members will be Janis Kelly, Nick Pritchard, Matt Buswell, Nicholas Morton, Angela Simkin, Natasha Day, Polly Leech, Amy Lyddon, Rowan Pierce, and Michael Taylor Moran, among others. {…}

Christine Brewer to Star in ‘Albert Herring’ at Union Avenue Opera

This summer over 30 artists will make their Union Avenue Opera debut during its 23rd Festival Season. The seven-week season opens Friday, July 7, 2017, with Christine Brewer as Lady Billows in Benjamin Britten’s “Albert Herring.” The season will also feature Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” and Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel.” Artistic director Scott Schoonover noted in a press release, “Our {…}