Guildhall School of Music Announces Autumn 2022 Events Featuring an Opera Triple Bill and a Vaughn Williams Birthday Concert

Guildhall School of Music has announced its autumn 2022 lineup, during which the School will showcase music and drama starting in September and running through December 2022. For this article, only classical vocal/operatic performances are listed. Royal Opera House and Guildhall School Composer-in-Residence Oliver Leith and librettist Matt Copson adapted the 2005 Gus Van Sant film about the last days {…}

Dashon Burton, Elena Tsallagova & Luca Dall’Amico Lead New DVD/CD Releases

This week audiences can stream and see rarely performed works and world premieres. Blueprints I Composer, vocalist, and producer Lisa Bielawa releases a new digital-only album featuring ten world premiere recordings of Bielawa’s compositions. The album was recorded entirely in the performers’ homes, with guidance from engineer Mick Rossi. The recording features Lisa Bielawa, pianist Molly Morkoski, flutist Sarah Carrier, {…}

Chandos Records Announces World Premiere Release of Dame Ethel Smyth’s ‘The Prison’

Chandos Records announced the August 7th release of British composer Dame Ethel Smyth’s “The Prison.” The recording features such soloists as soprano Sarah Brailey and baritone Dashon Burton backed by the Experiential Orchestra and Chorus under the baton of James Blachly. The release date coincides with the 100th anniversary of the enfranchisement of women after the passage of the 19th {…}