Jana McIntryre & David Portillo Lead Bard SummerScape’s ‘The Silent Woman’

Bard SummerScape is set to present Richard Strauss’s “The Silent Woman (Die Schweigsame Frau),” one of the composer’s rarely performed works. The production is set to be directed by German director Christian Räth. The work which is based on the on Epicoene, a comedy by Shakespeare’s contemporary Ben Jonson, represents the first and only fruit of Strauss’s collaboration with the celebrated {…}

Nadia Boulanger & Ernest Chausson Highlight Bard Summerscape’s 2020 Season

The Bard SummerScape has announced its 2020 season celebrating the Life and Times of Pioneering Parisian Polymath Nadia Boulanger, with Seven-Week Arts Festival in New York’s Hudson Valley. For the purpose of this article we will only focus on the vocal performances. Opera This season will mark the first fully-staged American presentation of Chausson’s “King Arthur,” directed by award-winner Mary {…}