Alexandra Nowakowski, Joseph Parrish, Meghan Kasanders Headline Carnegie Hall Citywide’s 2023-24 Slate

Carnegie Hall Citywide has unveiled its 2023-24 series of free performances across New York City. Here is a rundown of the classical vocal performances on offer. First up is “Mother, let me live!’ starring soprano Alexandra Nowakowski and pianist Michał Biel. The duet will present a program of works by Massenet, Szymanowski, Toldrá, Falla, Obradors, Dvorak, Debussy, and Granados. Performance {…}

Natalie Dessay, Adriana González, Marina Viotti & Simon Keenlyside Lead LIFE Victoria’s 2023-24 Season

LIFE Victoria has announced its 2023-24 season celebrating Victoria de Los Angeles’ centenary. Natalia Labourdette, Laurence Kilsby, and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Milan Perišić and Quimey Urquiaga. Performance Date: Oct. 3, 2023 Siobhan Stagg and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Inés López and Jesús López Blanco. The program includes music by Ravel, Duparc, Fauré, Canteloube, {…}

Alexandra Nowakowski, Michael Kelly, Brian Mextorf Headline Brooklyn Art Song Society’s ‘Testaments’

(Credit: John Matthew Myers Photography) On February 4, 2022 at 7:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) “Testaments” at the First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn. The showcase, the fifth one in the company’s “Beginnings, Middles, and Ends” series, will feature the Songs and Proverbs of William Blake op. 74; 7 romances of Aleksander Blok op. 12; and the Testament {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Karita Mattila, Angel Blue, Lisette Oropesa, Charles Castronovo Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

September brings the opening of several major companies in Europe. And that means new streaming opportunities of concerts and operas. Before we kick off our list, don’t forget to check out important discussions taking place regarding issues of race and equality in opera with such programs as Karen Slack’s “KikiKonversations,” Kenneth Overton’s “Black Opera Live,” and Mark S. Doss’ “Heart and Soul” series {…}

Lise Davidsen, Mary Elizabeth Williams, Ana Maria Martinez, Jennifer Rowley Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream this Week

This is it. Next week will bring us into the traditional fall opera season where most opera companies would have initially started to open up their initial productions. In Europe, this trend will continue. In North America, it won’t. So the streaming will continue in unique and diverse formats. This week’s recommendations are no different. As always, don’t forget to {…}