AVA to Present ‘Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music’

The Academy of Vocal Arts will present “Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music” this March. The showcase will feature music by Mozart, Händel, Dubois, Bellini, Dvorák, Rossini, Bizet, Puccini, Wagner, Clysedale, Lofton, Carter, and Verdi. Performers include Emily Margevich, Kevin Godínez, Manli Deng, Shawn Roth, Luke Norvell, Lydia Grindatto, Angel Raii Gomez, Dylan Gregg, Matthew Goodheart, Ethel Trujillo, Ariana Maubach, {…}

Q & A: Martin Glaser on His Directing Style & His Production of ‘The Jacobin’ in Brno

Performances of Antonín Dvořák’s opera “The Jacobin” are certainly rare events, particularly outside the Czech Republic. Whether or not its neglect can be deemed deserved, however, is less certain. Its recent production by the Brno National Theatre, directed by Martin Glaser, would suggest that it has, indeed, been treated unfairly. Sure, it is full of folk melodies, dancing peasants, stock {…}

The Royal Choral Society to Celebrate King Charles’ Coronation and 150th Anniversary with Beloved Choral Works

The Royal Choral Society is set to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III and its 150th anniversary in a concert of choral favorites. Hosted by Zeb Soanes of ClassicFM, the event will showcase works that have held historical significance for the RCS, alongside favorites from composers such as Verdi, Dvorak, Elgar, Handel, Mozart, Coleridge-Taylor, and more. Conducted by Music {…}