Shawnette Sulker Headlines ‘Virtuosos of Contemporary & Classical Chamber Music’ at Kohl Mansion

The Poulenc Trio will join forces with soprano Shawnette Sulker for “Virtuosos of Contemporary & Classical Chamber Music” on March 17. The performance, which will take place at Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, CA, will feature works by Poulenc, Viet Cuong, Duke Ellington, and Rossini. Sulker, who is making her Kohl Mansion debut, has performed at several theaters around the world {…}

AVA to Present ‘Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music’

The Academy of Vocal Arts will present “Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music” this March. The showcase will feature music by Mozart, Händel, Dubois, Bellini, Dvorák, Rossini, Bizet, Puccini, Wagner, Clysedale, Lofton, Carter, and Verdi. Performers include Emily Margevich, Kevin Godínez, Manli Deng, Shawn Roth, Luke Norvell, Lydia Grindatto, Angel Raii Gomez, Dylan Gregg, Matthew Goodheart, Ethel Trujillo, Ariana Maubach, {…}

Bronx Opera to Present Double Bill of ‘Il Signor Bruschino’ & ‘Gianni Schicchi’

Bronx Opera will present a double bill of “Il Signor Bruschino” and “Gianni Schicchi” this February. The double bill opens on Feb. 3, 2024 and runs for four performances through Feb. 11, 2024. The two operas star Michael Niemann, Erik Werner, Nicholas Skotzko, Justin Ramm-Damron, Nicholas LaGesse, Bryan McClary, Matthew Youngblood, James Danner, James Mancuso, Henry Horstmann, Brian Alvarado, Hart {…}

Wexford Festival Opera 2023 Review: L’Italiana In Algeri

(Photo: Padraig Grant) The success of the Wexford Factory, the festival’s development program for young singers, was splendidly illustrated by its presentation of Rossini’s comic opera “L’Italiana in Algeri.” Without exception, the singers engaged enthusiastically with Conor Hanratty’s fast-moving and highly amusing staging that kept the audience entertained and laughing along. Although they possess various levels of experience, all produced {…}