Lisette Oropesa & Xabier Anduaga Headline Bel Canto Gala

On April 16, Lisette Oropesa and Xabier Anduaga will join Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for a Bel Canto concert. Sir Antonio Pappano will conduct the two stars in a program that will include music from Bellini’s “I Puritani” and “La Sonnambula” and Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment,” “Lucrezia Borgia,” “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Don Pasquale,” and “L’Elisir d’Amore.” The {…}

Antonio Pappano, Leah Hawkins & Markus Werba Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Musacchio & Ianniello) The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Italy has announced its 2020-21 season. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on the vocal performances. The season opens with Gerhild Romberger and Clay Hilley performing Bruckner’s “Te Deum” and Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde.” Antonio Pappano conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-18, 2020 {…}

Isabel Leonard To Perform Alongside National Youth Orchestra Of The United States Of America At Carnegie Hall

(Credit: Fay Fox) Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard will be featured in concert with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America at Carnegie Hall early next month. The concert is part of a series celebrating extraordinary teen classical and jazz musicians. NYO-USA is comprised of musicians aged 16-19, selected through a rigorous audition process. Members participate in an intensive three-week {…}