Ginger Costa-Jackson, Terrence Chin-Loy, Mikaela Bennett, & John Brancy to Headline MasterVoices’ Presentation of Original Version of ‘Carmen’

Mastervoices is set to present the original version of Bizet’s “Carmen” with Jazz at Lincoln Center on Oct. 25, 2022. The opera will feature dialogue instead of recitative with an English translation by Sheldon Harnick. Mezzo Ginger Costa-Jackson, Terrence Chin-Loy, Mikaela Bennett, and John Brancy star in the production. Other cast members include Nicole Fernandez-Coffaro, Kimberly Sogioka, Zhengyi Bai, Michael {…}

Layla Claire, Rame Lahaj, Marie-Josée Lord, Philippe Sly, John Brancy Headline Opéra de Montréal’s 2021-22 Season

The Opéra de Montréal has announced its 2021-22 season which will feature three opera productions plus an “Opera à la carte” series. First up, the company will present a double bill of “Riders” at Sea” and “Le Flambeau de la Nuit,” which will star Allyson McHardy, Andrea Núñez, Lucie St-Martin, Geoffrey Schellenberg, Sarah Dufresne, Mishael Jedidah Eusebio, and Matthew Li. {…}

Sing for Hope, The Museum of Jewish Heritage, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene & Lang Lang International Music Foundation to Present Historic Concert

On Sunday, June 14, the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Sing for Hope, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation will  join forces to present “We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope.” The special live-streamed concert event, which will be presented by a network of more than 125 {…}