New Camerata Opera 2022 Review: Faust et Hélène & L’heure Espagnole

Photo credit: James Elliott On Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, New York’s New Camerata Opera staged a double-bill featuring two French one-act operas, Lili Boulanger’s “Faust et Hélène” and Maurice Ravel’s “L’heure Espagnole.” The company, known for its fun and immersive productions, brought these relatively obscure works to the Irondale Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The venue is beautifully decrepit and {…}

Ben Bliss, Tyler Duncan, Joélle Harvey, Samantha Hankey Headline Bard Music Festival’s ‘Nadia Boulanger and Her World’

The Bard Music Festival has unveiled the full slate of its “Nadia Boulanger and Her World.” For the purposes of this article, the focus will be on operatic and vocal programs and performers. First up is “Program One: The Exemplary” which will feature Boulanger’s music alongside that of Lili Boulanger, Praulx Rainier, Louise Talma, Grazyna Bacewiz, and Julia Perry. The {…}