Camerata Pacfica to Present U.S. Premiere of Male Soprano Samuel Mariño

On May 12, 2023, Camerata Pacifica will present the U.S. premiere of Venezuelan male soprano Samuel Mariño in recital. The program will feature Bach’s cantata “Non sa che sia dolore,” and Pergolesi’s “Salve Regina in C Minor.” The ensemble will also perform John Adams’ “Shaker Loops.” Ensemble members include violinists Joseph Lin, Tricia Park, Jason Uyeyama, and Agnes Gottschewski; violists {…}

Wilmington Concert Opera Announces 2023 Season ‘Back to Before’

The women and minority-run Wilmington Concert Opera (WCO) has announced its 2023 season, “Back to Before,” marking its return to its pandemic-postponed 2020 programming. Here’s what’s in store for Delaware opera fans. In April, WCO will serve up one of two mainstage shows—a first for WCO— starting with “La serva padrona.” Pergolesi’s quintessential intermezzo, stars baritone John Michael as Uberto {…}

Clifton International Festival of Music 2022 Review: Pergolesi’s ’Stabat Mater’

The eighth concert in Clifton International Festival of Music’s 11-concert series, Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater,” was hosted at the Clifton Cathedral on a bright and temperate Friday evening. Coupled with Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” earlier in the evening, Pergolesi’s work made a lovely complement to an evening full of baroque refinement. The soloists for the evening’s concert was Daisy Walford (soprano) and {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča, Christine Goerke Headline Philharmonie Essen’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical /  Jiyang Chen / Chris Singer / Paul Schirnhofer/DG / Opus 3 Artists official website) Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Christine Goerke and Klaus Florian Vogt perform works by Richard Wagner. Andris Nelsons conducts the Bayreuther Festspielorchester. {…}