News
May 1, 2016

In May 2016, soprano Alexandra LoBianco makes her European stage debut with Wiener Staatsoper, performing the part of Leonore in Beethoven's Fidelio

April 26, 2016

Read an interview with Yevgeny Sudbin on The Guardian, in which the pianist discusses how he listens to music, the first record he ever bought, his most memorable experience as an audience member at a concert, and more. 

April 24, 2016

'JFK' recently had its world premiere on April 23rd, 2016 at Forth Worth Opera, with Matthew Worth in the starring role. Read an in-depth feature on the new production, along with video and interviews, at the NPR website. 

April 16, 2016

Alessio Bax has been appointed Artistic Director of Italy’s Incontri in Terra di Siena Festival. Bax will hold the position for a three-year term beginning in 2017, when the festival will run from July 28 – August 6.

April 8, 2016

Baritone Matthew Worth will play the title role in Fort Worth Opera's JFK, which will have its world premiere on April 23rd, 2016. 

March 9, 2016

Kelly Kaduce returns to Minnesota Opera as the title role in Tosca, which she also performs this season with Houston Grand Opera. Performances are at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts on March 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, and 26th.

February 23, 2016

Antonina Chehovska is one of six Grand Prize winners of the 2016 George London Foundation Awards Competition, held on February 19th at New York's Morgan Library.


February 19, 2016

Joaquín Achúcarro celebrates 25 years of teaching at SMU Meadows School of the Arts on February 19, 2016,

January 29, 2016

Dan Zhu will embark on a February 2016 tour with a performance celebrating the Chinese New Year at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on February 8th, 2016. 


January 28, 2016

Classic FM features Alessio Bax's latest album Lullabies for Mila, a collection of songs dedicated to his daughter, in an article entitled "How to calm your baby: pianist Alessio Bax has the answer."

 
December 3, 2015

Christopher Magiera has won the Grand Prize from the Partners for the Arts Competition in 2015.

November 25, 2015

Leonard Bernstein's Candide from Glimmerglass, featuring Marietta Simpson, is streaming at WQXR.

November 11, 2015

Clarinetist Alex Fiterstein stepped in at the last minute to perform Mozart with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He discusses it from the MPR studios.

November 10, 2015

Maestro Lord will become Music Director Emeritus in 2017.

November 5, 2015

Fiterstein will perform Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto with the SPCO in St. Paul on Nov. 11 and 12, then tour Asia with them immediately after.

 
October 28, 2015

Sherrill Milnes Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Met Debut as Honoree of Guild Luncheon and Gives National Opera Center Masterclass.

October 23, 2015

Alexander Fiterstein performs in Mozart's Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, K. 498, "Kegelstatt" in the October 22, 2015 edition of American Public Media's Performance Today.

October 23, 2015

Baritone Matthew Worth is featured as a 'Noteworthy & Now' artist in the November 2015 issue of Opera News

 
September 22, 2015

Krisztina Szabó blends brand new and Baroque in a triple bill at Canadian Opera Company beginning on Oct. 20.

September 4, 2015

Claire Huangci's album of Domenico Scarlatti Piano Sonatas is an Editor's Choice Recording in Gramophone Magazine for September 2015.

June 17, 2015

Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Feinstein is featured in the Caramoor Festival opening night on June 20th, 2015. The event is broadcast live online at the WQXR website. 

June 17, 2015

Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung have been named Johnson-Prothro Artists-in-Residence at Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts. 

June 2, 2015

Tenor Joseph Dennis is Musical America's New Artist of the Month for June 2015. 

 
May 26, 2015

Tenor Placido Domingo canceled his Nabucco performance at the Vienna State Opera scheduled for Friday for personal reasons, according to the opera house in Vienna. Baritone Zeljko Lucic will replace Domingo in the performance.

 
April 8, 2015

The universally acclaimed baritone Sherrill Milnes will be overseeing the grand finale of the 9th annual Opera Idol at The Merion in Evanston, IL. 

March 26, 2015

Tenor Joseph Dennis is an Eastern Region Winner in the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions is a program designed to discover promising young opera singers and assist in the development of their careers.

March 10, 2015

Pianist Nelson Goerner's album 'Schumann Kreisleriana • Symphonic Studies' is featured in BBC Music Magazine as Recording of the Month for March 2015.

 

March 10, 2015

Pianist Yevgeny Sudbin's album of Scriabin and Medtner Piano Concertos is featured in BBC Music Magazine as a 'Concerto Choice' for February 2015. 

From L to R: Samuel Wright (Masetto), Michelle Price (Understudy for Donna Anna), Dr. John Hollins (piano), Jessica Pray (Zerlina), Christopher Burchett (Don Giovanni), Lee Poulis (Leporello), Jonathan Blalock (Don Ottavio), and Veronica Mitina (Donna Elvira).
January 16, 2015

Iowa Public Radio’s Studio One presented a sneak peek of the upcoming Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre’s performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Mr. Poulis performed Leprello’s aria “Madamina, il catalogo e questo.”

December 12, 2014

The New England Conservatory Opera production of Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus, conducted by Stephen Lord, has been included in Huffington Post's list of 2014 Top 20 Picks.

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