News
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.

 
December 5, 2014

The Naxos recording of Milhaud's L'Orestie D'Eschyle, featuring baritone Dan Kempson in a leading role, has been nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award.

 
December 1, 2014

The Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival will premiere in Prague for concerts and opera performances, including four fully staged perforamances of Mozart's Don Giovanni under the the stage direction of Sherrill Milnes

Sara Jobin conducting John Bellemer and a chorus at a rehearsal for the concert opera "Purchase of Manhattan."
November 19, 2014

BVA's John Bellemer, Stephen Powell, and David Gordon appear in the new opera Purchase of Manhattan, being premiered Thursday at Marble Collegiate Church in NYC.

September 2, 2014

On Thursday, October 2nd at 8pm, KQED Public Television will broadcast Verdi’s Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, featuring Zeljko Lucic and Aleksandra Kurzak.

August 26, 2014

Jeanine De Bique was featured in her hometown Trinidad and Tobago Guardian. She discusses her preperation, diet, coming home, and more.

August 20, 2014

Nonesuch releases Nico Muhly’s opera Two Boys—recorded live during the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013 production with conductor David Robertson and director Bartlett Sher—on September 30, 2014. Sandra Piques Eddy sings the role of Fiona.

July 16, 2014

Tenor Joseph Dennis is replacing Warren Mok in the title role of Huang Ruo’s Dr. Sun Yat-sen, at Santa Fe Opera. The opera opens on July 26.

June 12, 2014

Bass Kevin Burdette is featured on a broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered from May 2014.

May 12, 2014
April 29, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30 at Carnegie Hall Robert Spano conducts the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at 8PM ET. NPR Music and WQXR will broadcast the concert, which also features soprano Evelina Dobraceva, tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, baritone Stephen Powell and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

Vänskä and Sudbin find a common approach to Beethoven.
March 24, 2014
Yevgeny Sudbin writes about his experience recording Beethoven with Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra for Gramophone Magazine.
March 5, 2014
Mezzo-soprano Vivien Shotwell is receieving accolades for her debut novel Vienna Nocturne. See what the Washington Post says, here.
February 13, 2014
The Metropolitan Opera's October 11, 2014 production of Macbeth will be part of The Met: Live in HD broadcasts in the 2014-15 season.
 
February 3, 2014
Madrid's Teatro Real production of Brokeback Mountain, featuring BVA's Heather Buck and Ryan MacPherson, will be broadcast live on February 7.
February 3, 2014

The February 3 edition of Performance Today features Alessio Bax, Bella Hristova, and Gary Hoffman’s February 2011 CMS performance of Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49.

January 27, 2014

The Tempest, conducted by (its composer) Thomas Adès, with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra on Deutsche Grammophon, received a Grammy award for Best Opera Recording. BVA's Audrey Luna sings the role of Ariel, and Kevin Burdette sings Stefano.

 
December 20, 2013
La Donna del Lago at Santa Fe Opera sung by the great American mezzo Joyce DiDonato conducted by Stephen Lord, made this Huffington Post best of the year list.
Catalina Cuervo and Jeremias Masseda in FGO's club staging of Piazzolla's "Maria de Buenos Aires."
December 20, 2013
Florida Grand Opera's Maria de Buenos Aires, directed by Jose Maria Condemi, was a South Florida Classical Review "Top 10 Performance of 2013."
December 10, 2013
The Tempest, conducted by (its composer) Thomas Adès, with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra on Deutsche Grammophon, received a Grammy nomination for Best Opera Recording. BVA's Audrey Luna sings the role of Ariel, and Kevin Burdette sings Stefano.
December 10, 2013
James Whitbourn's Annelies, featuring soprano Arianna Zukerman, the Lincoln Trio, and Westminster Williamson Voices, conducted by James Jordan for Naxos, received a Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance.
December 4, 2013
The DVD release of the Metropolitan Opera's production of The Tempest, on Deutsche Grammophon, was awarded a 2013 French Diapason d’Or. Audrey Luna performs the role of Ariel.
November 18, 2013
Irelands RTÉ Lyric FM broadcast the Wexford Opera production of Foroni's Cristina, regina di Svezia, featuring John Bellemer in the role of Gabriele.
 
November 1, 2013
Soprano Alexandra LoBianco was awarded a $15,000 grant by the William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation.
 
November 1, 2013

Baritones Dan Kempson was awarded a $7500 Career Development Award by the William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation.

October 27, 2013
Bob Simon reports on the Metropolitan Opera's mission: to make opera as popular -- and populist -- as it once was. Whether it's streaming live feeds around the world or updating the classics, GM Peter Gelb is reinventing the art form. Baritone Zeljko Lucic discusses what it means to sing at the Met.
 
October 8, 2013
Alexandra LoBianco is the First Prize Winner of the 2013 Altamura International Vocal Competition.
 
September 19, 2013
Baritone Dan Kempson was awarded the Donald Gramm Memorial Award by the Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Singer Program.
 
September 19, 2013
Pianist Yevgeny Sudbin was awarded the 2013 UK Critics' Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent in the Instrumental category.
 
September 18, 2013
Turkish pianist/composer Fazil Say has been named winner of Germany's ECHO Klassik Special Jury Award for his album Istanbul Senfonisi (Istanbul Symphony).
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