Mountain Time Arts & Intermountain Opera Bozeman to Present Two Concerts Feature Indigenous Opera Singers

Mountain Time Arts, in partnership with Intermountain Opera Bozeman, has announced two evenings of classical performance set for August 24-25, 2022 at All Nations Teepee Village in Madison Junction, WY. The concert is part of the Yellowstone Revealed, a series of place-based projects by an inter-tribal group of Indigenous artists and scholars. The series runs from August 23-27, 2022. The {…}

Wilmington Concert Opera Announces 2022 Season Featuring World Premiere of ‘Girondines’

Delaware’s Wilmington Concert Opera (WCO) has announced its 2022 season, titled “Everything Old is New Again.” The season will feature both live and virtual performances, including a continuation of the company’s Virtual Recital Series, a new outside collaboration with Concert Operetta Theater of Philadelphia, and the world premiere of ‘Girondines.’ The Virtual Recital Series kicks things off in January with {…}

The Pleiades Project to Present ‘A Women’s Suffrage Splendiferous Extravaganza!’ Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote

The Pleiades Project will present a staged reading of “A Women’s Suffrage Splendiferous Extravaganza! (AWSSE!)” on Nov. 5 and Nov. 6, 2021, at The Lab at Alchemical Studios. “AWSSE!” is a music-theater work inspired by the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment, enfranchising women in the United States. Adaptations of suffrage propaganda, popular music from the Library of Congress Archive: {…}

Celebrating Native American Music in Montana – Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s Interim Artistic Director Michael Sakir & Soprano Kirsten Kunkle on ‘Circle of Resilience’

(Photos: Gillian Riesen; Intermountain Opera Bozeman; Jason Dick) Montana, where Grizzly Bear wade in chilly rivers fed by snowmelt from mountaintops and gobble up Blackspotted Cutthroat Trout. Fly-fishers do much the same but with gentle whips of line. It’s “The Treasure State,” whose motto is “Oro y Plata (Gold and Silver).” The treasure nowadays is the grandeur of the Rocky {…}

BIPOC and Women-Led Wilmington Concert Opera Announces their First Completely Virtual Opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’

Wilmington Concert Opera will stream the company’s first complete virtual opera, Purcell’s “Dido & Aeneas,” on April 11 at 2:00 P.M. EDT, on Wilmington Concert Opera’s YouTube channel and includes a live chat with the cast. Based on an episode within Virgil’s epic poem, “The Aeneid” is Purcell’s sole opera and a central work of the Baroque canon regarded as {…}

Felix Jarrar Presents ‘Treasure Chest: A Social Distancing Salon’ Virtual Recital

Award-winning composer Felix Jarrar kicks off fall 2020 with “Treasure Chest: A Social Distancing Salon.” The virtual recital will stream on Jarrar’s YouTube channel on Sunday, October 18, at 5:00 p.m. ET. “Treasure Chest” features soprano Kirsten Kunkle performing art songs written by Jarrar with text by librettist/lyricist Bea Goodwin. Included in the program is the premiere of the soprano {…}