New York Polyphony Announces Release of Innovative Audiovisual Project ‘Aleph Earth”

Grammy ®-nominated vocal chamber ensemble New York Polyphony announced the release of “Aleph Earth,” a 12-minute visual presentation produced in collaboration with the University of Oregon’s Artificial Intelligence Creative Practice Research Group (AICP). Using the soundtrack from New York Polyphony’s world premiere recording of Spanish Renaissance composer Francisco de Peñalosa’s “Lamentations Jeremiae Feria V” —  a work found on the {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Pretty Yende Held Highlight New DVD/CD Releases – September 4

This week, two albums and one DVD are set for release, including a major opera production featuring two superstars. Peñalosa – Lamentations On Sept. 6, BIS Records will release acclaimed vocal ensemble New York Polyphony’s sixth album, “Peñalosa – Lamentations.” The album, according to the press release, “features rarely heard works from late 15th-century and early 16th-century Spanish composers Francisco {…}

Chamber Opera ‘Desire’ Highlights Miller Theatre 2019-20 Season

Miller Theatre of Columbia University’s School of the Arts has announced its 2019-20 season, which includes a new chamber opera. For the purposes of this article, we will include only vocal performances in the lineup. Director Rachel Dickstein and Music Director Daniela Candillari will lead the world premiere of Cori Ellison and Hannah Lash’s chamber opera “Desire,” with Kirsten Sollek, Daniel Moody, Christopher {…}