Baritone Peter Brathwaite Receives Honorary Doctorate in Music from Newcastle University

Newcastle University has made British baritone Peter Brathwaite an Honorary Doctor of Music. Brathwaite is an alumnus, having studied Fine Arts and Philosophy at the institution. Besides his singing career, the polymath vocalist is a visual artist, BBC broadcaster, and writer. Brathwaite’s 2022-23 opera engagements included appearances at Philharmonie de Paris (debut) as Stubb in “The Outcast” and Melot in {…}

Peter Brathwaite to Present ‘Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture’

Opera singer and broadcaster Peter Brathwaite will present “Visible Skin: Rediscovering the Renaissance through Black Portraiture,” a new outdoor exhibition across King’s College London’s “Strand Campus.” The showcase, which is set to take place on Sept. 10, 2021, will feature photographs and other artwork by Brathwaite. The aim of the presentation is to decontextualize the Renaissance, a time of cultural {…}

Enea Scala, Michael Fabiano, Corinne Winters, Barbara Hannigan, Davinia Rodriguez, Stéphanie d’Oustrac Lead La Monnaie’s 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: In Art Management / © Jiyang Chen / Gillian Riesen / © Raphael Brand / LA Opera official website / © Jean-Baptiste Millot) La Monnaie De Munt has announced its new 2021-22 season, consisting of 12 operas and seven recitals. Here is the full slate. Operas Kris Defoort and Peter van Kraaij’s opera “The time of our singing” {…}