Festival International Opéra Baroque & Romantique de Beaune Unveils 2023 Season

The Festival International Opéra Baroque & Romantique in Beaune has announced its 2023 season. First up is “Hail, Bright Cecilia,” which features the Gabrieli Consort and Players under Paul McCreesh. Singers include Zoe Brookshaw, Mhairi Lawson, Lauren Lodge-Campbell, Tim Mead, Jeremy Budd, Matthew Long, Bob Davies, and Ashley Riches. Performance Dates: July 7, 2023 Next up is the oratorio “Theodora” {…}

Guildhall School of Music and Drama Announces Summer 2022 Events Season

London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama has announced a full slate of summer events replete with concerts, drama, opera, and more. For this article, only vocal events and performances are listed. To see the complete lineup, visit Guildhall School’s website. Voiceworks: Contemporary Collaboration will feature Artist in Residence Julia Bullock leading postgraduate and fourth-year undergraduate singers in a collaborative {…}

Festival d’Aix-En-Provence 2021 Review: Combattimento, La Théorie du Cygne Noir

(Photo: Monika Ritterhaus) “Combattimento, La Théorie du Cygne Noir” is a staged work for eight singers, consisting of madrigals, arias, lamentations, and instrumental pieces from the baroque period taken from the years 1630 to 1650. Put together by musical director Sébastien Daucé and stage director Silvia Costa for the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, it includes works by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Messaino, Carissimi, Merula, {…}

the little OPERA theatre of ny to Present ‘Monteverdi & Other Treasures from the Seicento’

On June 4, 2021, the little OPERA theatre of ny will present a livestreamed concert entitled “Monteverdi & Other Treasures from the Seicento.” The concert will feature one of Monteverdi’s earliest chamber operas, “Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda” which first premiered in Venice in 1624. There will also be instrumental and vocal music by Monteverdi’s contemporaries, such as Dario {…}

little OPERA theatre of ny Announces 2 Live Streamed Concerts

The little OPERA theatre of ny is set to present two live streamed concerts in April and June 2021. The April showcase, entitled “Zemlinskys Zimmer” will spotlight the music of Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky, including scenes from his opera “Eine Florentinische Tragödie.” The performance will feature soprano Katy Lindhart, baritone Eric McKeever, and tenor Nicholas Simpson. Catherine Miller will act {…}