Alexandra Nowakowski, Joseph Parrish, Meghan Kasanders Headline Carnegie Hall Citywide’s 2023-24 Slate

Carnegie Hall Citywide has unveiled its 2023-24 series of free performances across New York City. Here is a rundown of the classical vocal performances on offer. First up is “Mother, let me live!’ starring soprano Alexandra Nowakowski and pianist Michał Biel. The duet will present a program of works by Massenet, Szymanowski, Toldrá, Falla, Obradors, Dvorak, Debussy, and Granados. Performance {…}

Andrés Orozco-Estrada & Elizabeth DeShong Highlight Houston Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Houston Symphony Orchestra) The Houston Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three vocal performances. Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the rarely performed work Schmidt’s “The Book with Seven Seals.” The cast is set to include Christian Elsner, Nicholas Brownlee, Meghan Kasanders, Kelley O’Connor, Maximilian Schmitt and Jan Martiník. The Houston Symphony Chorus is led by Betsy Cook Weber. Performance {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Review: National Council Auditions Grand Final

On March 31, 2019, the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions were brought to a thrilling conclusion with their grand finals concert. Hosted by countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, nine young finalists took to the Metropolitan’s stage for the first time to share their artistic gifts with the audience. Opening the afternoon’s concert was soprano Meghan Kasanders, singing “Dich, teure Halle’ from {…}

Here Are The Winners Of the American Vocal Arts 2019 International Collegiate Singing Competition

The American Vocal Arts 2019 International Collegiate Singing Competition has announced its winners. The competition’s goal is to award the top singers from around the globe we are enrolled or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program in music. First place went to soprano Carolina López Moreno, show studies at Manahattan Schol of Music. She is also the {…}