Catapult Opera Gives American Premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s Only Opera, ‘La ville morte’

(Photo credit: ©Sophie von Hellermann) Catapult Opera is set to give the American premiere of Nadia Boulanger’s opera “La Ville Morte.” With a libretto by Gabriele d’Annunzio from his play of the same name, “La Ville Morte” is a tale of “suppressed lust and taboo turned lethal, the prisons of other people’s objectifying desires, and the liberatory potential of creativity.” {…}

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 {…}