Renée Fleming, Leah Crocetto, and Quinn Kelsey Headline Streamed Performances from The Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has released the upcoming schedule for its digital programming. Among the broadcasts is Couch Concerts, the center’s digital performance initiative which will feature a number of showcases with groups such as the U.S. Army Chorus and Washington National Opera. Also streaming is Renee Fleming’s new series “Music and the Mind Live.” {…}

Leah Crocetto, Luca Pisaroni & Brenda Rae Highlight Washington Concert Opera’s 2020-21 Season

Credit: Jiyang Chen/Dario Acosta The Washington Concert Opera has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three operas. The season opens with Giuseppe Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra,” which was originally scheduled for May 2020. Artists to be announced. Performance Date: Sept. 13, 2020 Gioachino Rossini’s rarely performed “Maometto II” will get a concert performance featuring Luca Pisaroni in the title role, Leah Crocetto, {…}

Leah Crocetto & Russell Braun Highlight Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

The Atlanta Symphony has announced its 2020-21 season. For this article we will highlight the vocal performances. Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” will be conducted by Robert Spano with soloists Jessica Rivera, Kelley O’Connor, Thomas Cooley, and Nmon Ford. Performance Dates: Nov. 19 & 21, 2020 Handel’s Messiah will be conducted by Norman Mackenzie and the ASO Chamber Chorus. Performance Dates: Dec. 17 & {…}