Joan Dornemann & Barbara Hill Moore to Be Honored at National Opera Association’s Annual Conference

Joan Dornemann and Barbara Hill Moore are set to be honored at the National Opera Association’s 67th Annual Conference. Dornemann, who will receive the NOA Lifetime Achievement Award, is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the International Vocal Artists Institute (IVAI) and has also served as Assistant Conductor with the Metropolitan Opera where she has worked with such renowned artists {…}

Sherrill Milnes, Neil Shicoff, ‘Cendrillon’ Among Highlights of 15th Annual Festival d’Art Vocal de Montréal

The 15th edition of the Festival d’Art Vocal de Montréal, as presented by the Institut Canadien d’Art Vocal (ICAV), has just announced its summer slate. The showcase, which runs between July 23 and August 10, is set to include a wide range of masterclasses, concerts, recitals, and a production of Massenet’s “Cendrillon.” Here is a breakdown of what is in {…}

Shaping the Future – Met Prompter & IVAI Founder Joan Dornemann On Her Career & Nurturing Young Operatic Talent

The opera stage is replete with people both visible and invisible. You have the singers, the orchestra, and the conductor; arguably the most visible participants in any performance. You have your technician and other stagehands working to keep the lighting and other aspects of the production moving along swimmingly. You’ve got someone coordinating all of that. And then hidden onstage {…}