Golda Schultz, Lawrence Brownlee, Anthony Roth Costanzo Headline San Francisco Performances 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta) San Francisco Performances has unveiled its 2020-21 season which will feature a number of diverse musical performances. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal performances. Lawrence Brownlee brings a recital entitled “Crooners” with emphasis on vocalists from the 50s and 60s. This gala performance will be in benefit of San Francisco Performances’ {…}

Mary Bevan, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Iestyn Davies Headline Handel + Haydn Society 2020-21 Season

The Handel + Haydn Society has announced its 2020-21 season, which features a wide range of performances, including 10 company premieres. As always, our focus will be on performances of the operatic and vocal variety. The season kicks off with a performance of Brahms’ “A German Requiem” featuring soprano Amanda Majeski and baritone Ryan McKinny. Conductor Harry Bicket will lead {…}

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale 2020 Review: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo

(Credit: Frank Wing) “Aci, Galatea e Polifemo” is probably not one of those Handel works that you remember prominently. But it can definitely be among the most memorable when produced with the passion on display in San Francisco recently. Under Nicholas McGegan’s expert baton, the Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players’ and producers Anthony Roth Costanzo and Cath Brittan and Brooklyn’s National {…}

Anthony Roth Costanzo To Perform ‘Messiah’ With NY Phil Tonight

(Credit: Matthew Placek) Anthony Roth Costanzo has stepped into tonight’s performance the “Messiah” with the New York Philharmonic, replacing countertenor Iestyn Davies, who is ill. Costanzo joins a cast of singers that include tenor Joshua Ellicott, bass-baritone Dashon Burton, and soprano Louise Alder. Harry Bicket conducts the performance, which also features the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus under the direction {…}