Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces 2024 Lineup

(Photo credit: Shayne Gray) The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music has announced its 2024 programming. This article includes vocal performances only. The 62nd season kicks off with Cristian Măcelaru leading the world premiere of Karim Al-Zand’s “Al Hakawati,” an opera in progress –beginning at Cabrillo Festival and then move throughout the world. Soprano Miriam Khalil serves as soloist. Also on this {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Lead CBC Virtual Orchestra in World Premiere of Vivian Fung’s ‘Prayer’

The CBC Virtual Orchestra will release a world premiere performance of Vivian Fung’s “Prayer.” The online recording, created in isolation with musicians from 28 different orchestras throughout Canada, will be led by Metropolitan Opera music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Audiences will get a chance to experience the world premiere globally on July 1, 2020 via CBC Music. “’Prayer’ is, in essence, {…}