Feinstein’s/54 Below to Present ‘Love in Springtime’ Concert Featuring Slate of Rising Opera Stars

Four of New York’s rising opera stars are set to perform a program of popular love songs from classical to ragtime and much in between at Broadway’s Supper Club, Feinstein’s/54Below on March 20, 2022. The featured artists have performed at the Metropolitan Opera in recent runaway productions. Slated to sing are tenor Christian Mark Gibbs (Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”/Met and Ricky {…}

Karen Slack, Tesia Kwarteng, Javier Abreu, John Castillo Headline World Premiere of Decameron Opera Coalition’s ‘Heroes’

The Decameron Opera Coalition is set to present the world premiere of “Heroes” on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. The company will release eight world premieres across three episodes with composer Peter Hilliard and librettist Matt Boresi’s “Hero Songs” framing the other three episodes. “Hero Songs” will feature Karen Slack alongside Tesia Kwarteng, Javier Abreu, and John Castillo. Episode one is {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Matthew Polenzani Among 100 Singers Join Forces for Campbell & Moravec’s ‘Light Shall Lift Us’

Over 100 singers came together for a video performance of “Light Shall Lift Us,” a work by librettist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec. The duo, which has worked together on “The Shining” proposed the idea to Marc Scorca of Opera America, who embraced the idea and helped put together the 107 artists who would eventually record their individual parts {…}