Fairfield County Chorale Presents ‘When Folklore Meets Choral’

As part of its 60th season, Connecticut’s  Fairfield County Chorale will celebrate Latin American music with “When Folklore Meets Choral.” Music Director David Rosenmeyer is set to lead soloists Pedro Sequera and Oscar Vallejo alongside the Norwalk High School Chamber Singers, directed by Steven Oliveri, and the Future Natives Project through “Misa Criolla.” Ariel Ramirez’s work fuses themes from the {…}

Bare Opera Holds its Season Opening Gala Concert with Selections from Thomas Cabaniss’ ‘FireSongs’ and Opera Favorites

Photo: Gustavo Mirabile New York City-based alternative opera company, Bare Opera, opened its 2022 season with a gala at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. This small, plucky company is making waves as it creates immersive opera experiences for all audiences; 360° of Opera honored Bare Opera by naming it Best Independent Opera Company of {…}

‘The Silent Twins’ Wins Top Prize at Catapult Opera’s Accelerate Competition

Catapult Opera has announced the winners of its Accelerate Competiton. The Competition was a team-based event intended to inspire innovation and creativity in the realm of socially distanced operatic performance. Teams were given four selection to choose from and had three weeks to put together a video that met categories of music excellence, dramatic integrity, and creativity. The first prize {…}