Rhiannon Giddens & Ara Guzelimian Announce the 77th Edition of Ojai Music Festival Program

The Ojai Music Festival, its Music Director, two-time Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens, and Festival Artistic and Executive Director Ara Guzelimian have shared the initial programming highlights for the upcoming Festival, which will include over 18 music events featuring a wide range of contemporary classical vocal and operatic works. The 77th edition of the Festival will be held from June 8-11, {…}

Maya Lahyani, Will Liverman, Karen Vuong, Karen Slack, & Maya Kherani Headline Portland Opera’s 2022-23 Season

Portland Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. The season kicks off with Bizet’s “Carmen,” which will star Maya Lahyani, Matthew Pearce, Richard Ollarsaba, and Ariana Wehr. Michael Ellis Ingram conducts a production directed by Denyce Graves. Performance Dates: Nov. 5 & 13, 2022  Kamala Sankaram’s “Thumbprint” will premiere with Maya Kherani, Indira Mahajan, Alok Kumar, Omar, Najmi, and Samina Aslam {…}