Rhiannon Giddens & Silkroad Announce Debut Tour of ‘American Railroad’

Photo credit: Adam Gurczak Silkroad announced its debut tour of “American Railroad.” Beginning Nov. 5, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rhiannon Giddens and the Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble will embark on a multi-city U.S. tour. The program includes three new commissions by Cécile McLorin Salvant, Suzanne Kite, and Silkroad artist Wu Man, as well as re-envisioned arrangements by Giddens and {…}

La Jolla Music Society Announce 2023-24 Winter Season Featuring Lawrence Brownlee, Renée Fleming, and Rhiannon Giddens

La Jolla Music Society has announced its 2023-24 Winter Season, celebrating its 55th anniversary with 71 events scheduled. Vocal highlights include a recital on Valentine’s Day, showcasing the exceptional talents of Rhiannon Giddens, soprano Renée Fleming, and star tenor Lawrence Brownlee. For this article, only classical vocal performances are listed. “To push San Diego’s conceptions of who we are as {…}

Juilliard’s Spring ChamberFest to Feature Works by Rhiannon Giddens

Juilliard’s Spring ChamberFest is set to feature works by Juilliard Creative Associate and resident Rhiannon Giddens. Select Juilliard students will present five public concerts over the course of three days. The program, which focuses on both classical and folk traditions, and curated by Giddens, will include three of her original compositions and excerpts from her new opera “Omar.” Audiences will also hear {…}

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, {…}

Angel Blue, Russell Thomas, Rhiannon Giddens & Renée Fleming Lead LA Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The LA Opera has announced its 2022-23 Season featuring six operatic productions including an LA premiere. The season opens with Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” with Amanda Woodbury and Liv Redpath sharing the title role. They will be joined by Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Alexander Birch Elliott, and Eric Owens with Lina González-Granados conducting Simon Stone’s production. Performance Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 9, 2022 Rhiannon {…}