Ailyn Pérez, Matthew Polenzani Among 100 Singers Join Forces for Campbell & Moravec’s ‘Light Shall Lift Us’

Over 100 singers came together for a video performance of “Light Shall Lift Us,” a work by librettist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec. The duo, which has worked together on “The Shining” proposed the idea to Marc Scorca of Opera America, who embraced the idea and helped put together the 107 artists who would eventually record their individual parts {…}

Kathryn Lewek & Anna Christy Headline Central City Opera’s 2020 Festival

The Central City Opera’s 2020 Summer Festival has been announced and it will feature three major works. The season will open with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.” Director Ken Cazan will bring the musical to life with Matthew Worth as Billy Bigelow and Anna Christy as Julie Jordan. Performance Dates: July 4-August 2, 2020 “Rigoletto” will follow with director Jose Maria Condemi taking {…}

Matthew Worth, Rhoslyn Jones, Frederica Von Stade & Marnie Breckenridge Join Faculty At San Francisco Conservatory Of Music

Four singers have recently joined the voice faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM). Baritone Matthew Worth has been appointed to SFCM’s voice faculty, and is set to lead a full studio. According to the press release, both SFCM President David H. Stull and Voice Department Chair César Ulloa are thrilled to welcome Worth to the team. “His artistic {…}