Leontyne Price, Angel Blue, Lawrence Brownlee, Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams During Black History Month

The Metropolitan Opera has announced that it will celebrate Black History Month this February by highlighting historic performances by Black artists through its nightly streaming series. Here is a rundown of the schedule for the first two weeks of the month. Week 47– Black History Month at the Met: Part I Monday, February 1 – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Starring {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Kathleen Battle, Anna Netrebko, Rosalind Elias, Plácido Domingo Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams Week 23

For the 23rd straight week, the Metropolitan Opera will be presenting nightly streams. This week’s selections featuring more major works from the standard repertory with a couple of rare treats mixed in. Major opera stars like Anna Netrebko, Aprile Millo, Plácido Domingo, Renata Scotto, Luciano Pavarotti, and Kathleen Battle will be among the major headliners. Monday, August 17 – Puccini’s {…}

Carnegie Hall 2017 Review: Frederica Von Stade, Jake Heggie, Harolyn Blackwell, Credo & Dallas Street Choir Put Together Moving Concert Calling For Tolerance

This season classical music in New York experienced several firsts. The Metropolitan Opera presented “L’Amour de Loin,” the first opera composed by a woman to be seen at the Met in over a century. The newly revamped New York City Opera presented the American premiere of “Angels in America,” the first of its annual LGBTQ opera initiative to be presented {…}

All Walks of Life – How Frederica Von Stade, Jake Heggie & Harolyn Blackwell United Forces With Dallas Street Choir & Credo Choir At Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall. One of the great artistic temples in the world. A place so rich in musical history and tradition that only the greatest artists get a chance to showcase their talents on that stage. “Carnegie is one of the halls I love performing in,” soprano Harolyn Blackwell told OperaWire. “It is just standing on that stage and you think {…}