Neeta Helms Receives J. Reilly Lewis Award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music

Neeta Helms has been awarded the J. Reilly Lewis Award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music. Helms’ innovation and unwavering commitment to fostering global collaborations for classical music ensembles made her the perfect candidate for the J. Reilly Lewis Award. Throughout her career, Helms has been a trailblazer for both choral and classical music. She is the founder of Prague {…}

Classical Movements Announces 2023-24 Secret Garden Concerts

Classical Movements has announced its Secret Garden Concerts 2023-24 season and a special performance at Carnegie Hall. The Cultural Exchange Foundation celebrates 150 years of Rachmaninoff, featuring Classical Movements’ artists in a concert at Carnegie Hall with instrumental and vocal performances from emerging talents, including two Prague Summer Nights Opera Singers and the Morgan State University Choir. Performance Date: Oct. 21, {…}

Classical Movements Announces Spring and Summer 2022 Secret Garden Concerts

Alexandria, Virginia-based Classical Movements has announced their spring and summer 2022 Secret Garden Concerts featuring several vocal performances ranging from art song to zarzuela. For this article, our focus is on scheduled vocal performances. Here’s what’s in store for audiences. Soprano Shana Oshiro, along with pianist Brian Bartoldus and cellist Jodi Beder, will present “Out of Eden: A Journey Through {…}

Concert Touring Company Classical Movements Announces ‘Choral Escapes’

Classical Movements, a leading concert touring organization has announced a new program, “Choral Escapes,” a set of offerings crafted for amateur choral singers. Participants will travel to stunning locations within the US to work with renowned choral directors on themed programs that de-emphasize formal performance while providing a safe and relaxing way to enjoy singing. In its announcement, Classical Movements stated {…}

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki Headlines Classical Movements’ ‘A Concert for India’

Classical Movements is set to stream “A Concert for India” on Thursday, May 6, 2021 starting at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The event will feature a number of major artists including soprano Sherezade Panthaki, classical vocalist Saili Oak, violinist Vijay Gupta, composer Reena Esmail, violinist Priyanka Venkatesh, and pianists Vijay Venkatesh and Eva Schaumkell, among others. “Like so many other Indians {…}

Classical Movements to Bring Back ‘Sounds of Hope & Harmony’ Series after City Council Vote

Classical Movements has announced the return of its “Sounds of Hope & Harmony.” The series will return for a 40-concert season running from March 27 to August 21, 2021. The announcement follows after Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to approve CM’s Special Use Permit to stage the concert series. The season will include chamber music, recitals, opera, choral programs, jazz, {…}