Kurt Weill Foundation For Music Announces 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists

(Photo Credit: Kurt Weill Foundation) Kim H. Kowalke, the President of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the finalists for the 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition. Fifteen performers will compete for top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000. The following performers have made it to the finals: Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod, Max Chernin, Ty Chiko, Monica Dewey, Taylor-Alexis DuPont, Charles Eaton, Nicole {…}

Markus Marquardt, Daniel Kirch & Diana Haller Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart Streaming Slate

(Credits: Opera Online / © Hermann und Clärchen Baus / Opera Online) The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced that it will stream four operas on its website in February, March, and April 2021. Here is the full slate. First up is Ravel’s “Verzauberte Welt.” The showcase stars Schorsch Kamerun, Diana Haller, Maria Theresa Ullrich, Carina Schmieger, Claudia Muschio, Linsey Coppens, Jasper {…}