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April 28, 2009
Per Tengstrand will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 during the first week of May with Neeme Jarvi, as part of the conductor's official farewell performances as music director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
 
April 23, 2009
After two Britten opera productions on conductor Lorin Maazel's Virginia estate, Vale Rideout makes his New York Philharmonic debut on June 11-13, 2009 in Britten's War Requiem.
April 16, 2009
Originally scheduled to make his Deutsche Oper Berlin debut as Calaf next season, Roy Cornelius Smith will instead make his company debut much earlier than anticipated, replacing Carlo Ventre as Calaf opposite Maria Guleghina's Turandot on June 29 and July 2.
Composer Peter Ash discusses a revision to Veruca's part with Abigail Nims.
April 8, 2009
American Lyric Theater's Lawrence Edelson discusses the casting process using the example of Abigail Nims selection as Veruca Salt in the new opera The Golden Ticket. The post also includes live footage of Ms. Nims audition. The ALT's blog Behind the Spotlight offers a unique look at the often unseen aspects of putting together a new work.
 
April 7, 2009
Audrey Elizabeth Luna is a finalist for both the Loren L. Zachary Society and José Iturbi International Music Competition 2009 awards.
It's a first. Never before in the history of their performing lives have all four members of the abundantly musical Zukerman family - including world-famous violinist Pinchas Zukerman - played in the same city simultaneously.
April 6, 2009
For the first time in the history of their performing lives all four members of the abundantly musical Zukerman family played in the same city simultaneously.
 
March 31, 2009
Stephen Lord answers some questions about The Elixir of Love production at Detroit Opera House. Read it online.
March 5, 2009
The Met has announced that the Carmen performance on January 16, 2010 will be part of "The Met: Live in HD" broadcasts for the 2009-10 season. Sandra Piques Eddy will be performing the role of Mercedes.
February 19, 2009
Vale Rideout is one of four soloists in Mark Morris' production of Haydn's L'Isola Disabitata (The Deserted Island) with Gotham Chamber Opera. [See Thirteen's Sunday Arts feature online]
February 19, 2009
Elizabeth Bishop's performance in Wagner's Die Meistersinger at the Concertgebouw was broadcast on the Netherlands' Radio 4. The performance can still be heard online.
February 9, 2009
Stage director Jose Maria Condemi discusses his Lyric Opera of Chicago production of Tristan und Isolde. [See video]
 
February 4, 2009
San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Giants will partner to screen Tosca (directed by Jose Maria Condemi) in high-definition at AT&T Park on June 5, 2009.
January 29, 2009
Deborah Voight (Isolde), Clifton Forbis (Tristan) and director José María Condemi join Lyric's Jesse Gram for an intimate discussion of Wagner's epic masterpiece.
January 22, 2009
In a programme recorded at the 2008 Lake District Summer Music Festival in St Martin's College, Ambleside, Stephen Johnson is joined by cellist Colin Carr and pianist Thomas Sauer to explore the first and last of Beethoven's five sonatas for cellos and piano: Op 5 No 1 in F and Op 102 No 2 in D.
January 8, 2009
Nokuthula Ngwenyama's recent Rubinstein recording is nominated for Colorado NPR-affiliate KUNC's Classical Album of the Year. Winners will be announced on January 12.
November 4, 2008
Live from Southam Hall at Canada's National Arts Centre, Christopher Millard talks with Pinchas Zukerman and Arianna Zukerman about the voice as instrument, and the instrument as voice.
October 27, 2008
Join us for a memorial celebrating the lives of Herbert and Betty Barrett on Tuesday, October 28.
 
October 22, 2008
Arianna Zukerman and her father Pinchas Zukerman were interviewed on the CBC's show All in a Day. They discussed sharing the stage with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. You can listen to the inteview online.
October 12, 2008
BBC Radio 3 broadcast Eotvos' Love and Other Demons(Glyndebourne production from this past summer), featuring Marietta Simpson in the role of Dominga de Adviento.
September 15, 2008
The Dallas Symphony is premiering Steven Stucky's "August 4, 1964" this month. The piece is a 70-minute oratorio commissioned by the symphony to commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 100th birthday. Vale Rideout is performing the role of U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara.
 
September 9, 2008
The aging author Aschenbach (William Burden, left) wages his own philosophical battle between beauty, art and love in Benjamin Britten's <span style="font-style: italic;">Death in Venice</span> from Glimmerglass Opera. (Also pictured: John Gaston, center, as Apollo and David Pittsinger as the Traveler.)
September 2, 2008
The August 29, 2008 edition of NPR's World of Opera features the Glimmerglass production of Britten's Death in Venice with John Gaston performing the role of Apollo.
August 5, 2008
Opera News announced the winners of the fourth annual Opera News Awards. Designed specifically to recognize distinguished contributions from leading figures in the world of opera, the Opera News Awards are the highest honor given within the opera industry.
 
June 17, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna won both the Female Encouragement and Audience Favorite prizes in Fort Worth Opera's 2008 McCammom Competion.
 
June 2, 2008
The Loren L. Zachary Society National Vocal Competition held its 36th anniversary grand finals concert and award presentation on Sunday, June 1, 2008. Audrey Elizabeth Luna walked away a winner.
May 22, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna has been announced as a 2008 grant winner in the Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation Vocal Competition.
May 19, 2008
Audrey Elizabeth Luna won third prize in the 2008 Jensen Foundation Competition.
May 6, 2008
Yevgeny Sudbin is featured on American Public Media's April 14 editon of SymphonyCast. He performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Minnesota Symphony, conducted by Osmo Vänskä.
April 14, 2008
Yevgeny Sudbin will make his BBC Proms debut on July 24, 2008. He will perform Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 1.
April 8, 2008
The April 8 edition of Performance Today features Cecile Licad's performance of Gottschalk's Manchega and Le Bananier from the Radio Studio in Bremen on January 12, 2007.
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