Lise Davidsen, Christian Gerhaher & Elizabeth Llewellyn Lead Wigmore Hall January 2021 Slate

(Credits: Ray Burmiston/Decca Classics / Gregor Hohenberg/Sony Music Entertainment /  Shirley Suarez) The Wigmore Hall has announced January 2021 slate. All concerts will be streamed on the company’s website in HD. Additionally, all live-streamed concerts will be available on-demand for 30 days after the date of the concert. If the epidemiological situation permits, concerts will allow up to 200 spectators. {…}

‘Lulu’ to Headline Cleveland Orchestra’s ‘Censored: Art & Power’ Festival

(Credit: Marco Borggreve) The Cleveland Orchestra is set to showcase Berg’s ground-breaking “Lulu” in May 2020 as part of its “Censored: Art & Power” festival. “Lulu” will feature Barbara Hannigan in the title role with Rainer Trost, Bo Skovhus, Norbert Ernst, Sergei Leiferkus, and Jennifer Johnson Cano. Franz Welser-Möst will conduct performances of the opera on May 16, 19, and {…}

Pendragon Press Releases New Phonetic Transcription and Translation of ‘Wozzeck’ By Soprano Jacquelyn Stucker Drye

(Credit: Jonathan Nesteruk) American soprano Jacquelyn Stucker Drye has prepared and published a complete phonetic transcription and detailed translation of the libretto from Berg’s “Wozzeck” from German into English. “A singer’s translation and phonetic transcription of ‘Wozzeck’ does not, as yet, exist in any format whatsoever, but this resource would enable any non-German-speaking singer the opportunity to assimilate this work {…}