Annalisa Stroppa, Lise Davidsen, Luciano Pavarotti & Yannick Nézet-Séguin Lead New CD/DVD Releases

Welcome back for this week’s look at the latest CD and DVD releases in the opera world. This week you get albums from two very famous singers, a soundtrack to one of this year’s Oscar contenders, and two complete opera recordings you cannot miss. Maestro Deutsche Grammophon releases the official soundtrack to Bradley Cooper’s new film “Maestro.” The recording features {…}

The Crossing @ Christmas to Feature World Premiere of Caroline Shaw’s ‘Ochre’

Grammy Award-winning ensemble The Crossing Choir will make the world premiere of  Caroline Shaw’s “Ochre” at its annual Crossing @ Christmas concert. Donald Nally will conduct Shaw’s new work and Mason Bates’s “Mass Transmission” for organ and electronics. Scott Dettra joins on the organ. In The Crossing tradition, these holiday concerts explore relationships, humanity, sorrow, treatment of the earth, and {…}