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October 8, 2012
Music Director William Hicks, soprano Korliss Uecker, and cellist Jerry Grossman will perform Victor Herbert’s operetta classics Babes in Toyland, Naughty Marietta, and moments from the Ziegfield Follies on December 3 at the Library of Congress.
October 5, 2012
WQXR's Operavore welcomes the Metropolitan Opera to The Greene Space for an evening of favorites by Verdi, Rossini, Mozart and more, featuring Met Opera stars Guanqun Yu, Audrey Luna, Kathleen Kim, Dolora Zajick, Isabel Leonard, Alek Shrader, and Ildar Abdrazakov.
May 30, 2012
Audrey Elizabeth Luna was awarded second place at the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation's Annual International Vocal Competition.
May 8, 2012
Excerpts from Alexander Fiterstein's latest recording, featuring music writen especially for the clarinettist by Israeli composer and pianist Ronn Yedidia, are featured on the May 5 edition of All Things Considered. Stream it here.
 
May 3, 2012
Praised by the Chicago Sun-Times for his performances of Edgardo in Lyric Opera of Chicago's Lucia di Lammermoor, tenor Scott Ramsay will portray the charismatic preacher Henry Ward Beecher.
 
April 16, 2012
BVA soprano Audrey Luna took second prize in the 2012 Gerda Lissner Competition. Singers Jennifer Feinstein and Dan Kempson each took third prizes.
April 1, 2012
Audrey Luna is the featured "Sound Bite" in the April 2012 Opera News.
 
March 30, 2012
Marie Plette visits with Las Vegas' KNPR ahead of her performance of Mahler's Resurrection Symphony.
March 27, 2012

Alexander Fiterstein, Gilles Vonsattel and Nicholas Canellakis perform the Brahms Trio in A Minor as part of the Zimro Project on the March 26 edition of American Public Media's Performance Today.

 
February 15, 2012
San Francisco Opera has announced its 2012-13 season. BVA stage director Jose Maria Condemi will direct Tosca, Così fan tutte, and the world premiere of The Secret Garden.
February 14, 2012
The recording of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Company's production of Elmer Gantry won two of the three Grammys it was nominated for Sunday, according to the Grammy website. Vale Rideout sings the role of Frank Shallard, and Heather Buck sings Lulu Baines.
 
February 9, 2012
A $10,000 grant to the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra will go to fund North Dakota native Korliss Eucker's "A Place in Heaven," a series of educational and outreach activities that will culminate in an orchestral performance.
February 6, 2012
BBC 3 will air "Live from the Met" on Saturday, February 11. The Met's no-expense-spared Götterdämmerung has an impressive cast featuring BVA's Elizabeth Bishop.
January 27, 2012
The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater, a celebration of Yiddish theater pioneers Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas, Artistic Director of the New World Symphony, airs Thursday, March 29 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN's Great Performances.
 
January 19, 2012
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December 20, 2011
The recording of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Company's production of Elmer Gantry was named the top opera CD of 2011 by Opera News. Vale Rideout sings the role of Frank Shallard, and Heather Buck sings Lulu Baines.
December 5, 2011
The recording of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Company's production of Elmer Gantry received three Grammy nominations Wednesday night. Vale Rideout sings the role of Frank Shallard, and Heather Buck sings Lulu Baines.
November 30, 2011
Live from London's Wigmore Hall. British cellist Colin Carr returns to the Wigmore Hall with pianist Thomas Sauer to perform 2 sonatas by Beethoven. He begins with a lighthearted and affectionate set of variations on an aria from Mozart's Magic Flute. Listen here.
November 28, 2011
Yevgeny Sudbin, along with Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vanska, can be heard on the 11/28 edition of American Public Media's SymphonyCast. Stream it here.
 
November 28, 2011
Bass-Baritone Damien Pass was awarded the "Voice Prize" at the 6th Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition.
November 15, 2011
The November 11 edition of Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, includes Camille Saint-Saëns' Allegro Appassionato played by cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Cecile Licad.
November 10, 2011
Opera Lab, the two-year-old outreach initiative created by Opera Santa Barbara artistic director Jose Maria Condemi, brings its innovative opera improv program to area schools.
October 26, 2011
American soprano Audrey Luna will portray the Queen of the Night in all performances of Mozart's The Magic Flute at Lyric Opera of Chicago, replacing Kathleen Kim, who has withdrawn the role from her repertoire.
October 12, 2011
In Tune's Sean Rafferty hosted both Nelson Goerner and Fazil Say in the studio for recent live performaces at BBC 3.
Minnesota Opera's "Cosi fan tutte"
September 27, 2011
Classical MPR's John Birge talked about Mozart's comedy with conductor Christopher Franklin, and hosted an in-studio performance by baritone Matthew Worth. You can hear their conversation here.
June 21, 2011
Soprano Audrey Luna won first prize at the 2011 Alfredo Giacomotti Third International Singing Competition. Società dell'Accademia di Voghera, in collaboration with the Conservatory of Music "F.Vittadini" (Pavia) and Associazione Amici della Musica di Voghera present the competition.
May 31, 2011
Austrian Composer Johanna Doderer's fourth opera Der Leuchtende Fluss (A Kind Of Yellow) was released by Quinton Records on May 13, 2011. The recording took place during the premier performance of the work at Theater Erfurt in October 2010 in which John Bellemer performs the role of Ira Hayes.
May 25, 2011
Cellist Inbal Segev performed a WQXR Cafe Concert on May 25, 2011. Video of the event is available here.
May 24, 2011
Constance Hauman talks to France's Clam magazine for their "Going Forward" issue.
May 10, 2011
The La Scala production of Alban Berg's Lulu with baritone Stephen West in the role of Dr. Schoen was awarded the 2010 Italian Association of Music Critics prize for Best Production of the Year.
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