New England Conservatory Announces Winter / Spring 2022 Programming

New England Conservatory has announced its Winter-Spring programming, which features hundreds of performances, masterclasses, panels, and workshops.  For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances.  There will be a Liederabend at Williams Hall.  Performance Date: Feb. 2, 2022 The Graduate Opera department and Philharmonic Orchestra will present “Don Pasquale” under the direction {…}

New England Conservatory to Stream New Video Production of ‘Dialogue of the Carmelites’

New England Conservatory’s Opera Studies is set to stream Poulenc’s “Dialogue of the Carmelites” on June 23 and 24, 2021. The showcase was recorded in English at the Boston-based institution’s Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre with piano accompaniment. Audiences can check out the operas for free via the NEC official website. Joshua Major directed the production which includes two casts. {…}

New England Conservatory Opera Department to Stream Mozart’s ‘Il Re Pastore’

On April 28, 2021, New England Conservatory’s Opera Studies Department will present Mozart’s “Il re pastore.” Recorded at the historic Jordan Hall, with orchestral accompaniment by the NEC Philharmonia, the semi-staged production will be free to watch at the company’s official website. Both the performers and orchestra were recorded separately in order to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols. Conductor Robert {…}