The Harlem Chamber Players to Present ‘Harlem SongFest II’ Celebrating 15th Anniversary

The Harlem Chamber Players will celebrate its 15th anniversary with “Harlem SongFest II,” a summer concert to be presented on June 9, 2023, at Columbia University’s Miller Theater. The event features music by Black composers—women included—and a lineup of accomplished singers. Dedicated to bringing exceptional classical music to Harlem, the Ensemble will feature sopranos Janinah Burnett and Jasmine Muhammad, baritone {…}

The American Opera Project to Preview New Works in ‘C&V Scene and Heard 2021’ Concert

(Image Source: The American Opera Project) This September, The American Opera Project will launch their 33rd season with music from five new operas in an outdoor concert, titled “C&V Scene and Heard 2021.” The concert will showcase works from emerging composers: “Marble House,” by Matt Frey; “Simone de Beauvoir at the Museum,” by Alaina Ferris; “28th Ave” by Michael Lanci; {…}

Pittsburgh Opera to Present ‘Charlie Parker’s Yardbird’

Pittsburgh Opera will present the first-ever Pittsburgh performances of “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird.” The work will be presented at the Strip District from April 10 through 22 with a live, socially-distant audience at all six performances. Pittsburgh Opera is maintaining its successful COVID-19 safety protocols, including reduced seating capacity, mandatory mask-wearing, health screenings and temperature checks for all people entering the building, {…}