Amazon Studios' 'Mozart in the Jungle' explores the highs and lows of working in classical music
Amazon Studios is launching a slew of new scripted shows this summer and fall and one of them is "Mozart in the Jungle," a look at a fictionalized New York Philharmonic.
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At Central City Opera, a "Figaro" that lives up to the pressure
Time tends to stand still at the Central City Opera , where not so much has changed since the company got into business eight decades ago.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Chamber Music Northwest 2014: a lustrous substitute leads a varied vocal program
Thanks in large part to the sponsorship of Michael and Alice Powell , Chamber Music Northwest has done its part to keep vocal chamber performance alive.
The Star Press
Berthamay (Bert) (Ofstad) Lyon, 86
Born and raised in Rapid City, SD, Bert earned her undergraduate degree at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD.
Aspen Music Festival: Anne Akiko Meyers, Anton Nel bring 3 premieres
With a penchant for blending the old with the new, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Anton Nel are trying their hands at musical alchemy by bringing three colorful and flavorful world premieres to the Aspen Music Festival on July 12. In a program that includes classic works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Maurice Ravel and Astor Piazzolla, the ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Rambling About Tanglewood: A singer's roads not taken
Tradition has it that Dorabella is the flightier, flirtier of the pair -- the more easily won over in the mock exchange of lovers -- in "Cosi fan tutte."
Wethersfield Vocalist Jolie Rocke Brown Releases 'Rock Of Ages'
Jolie Rocke Brown, a gifted, versatile vocalist from Wethersfield who's as much at home soaring on opera arias and celestial hymns as she is getting down with funky blues and earthy jazz, just might, at long last, have the whole world in her hands thanks to her new soulful album, " Rock of Ages : Hymns for the Soul."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Wed alert! Central City Opera is a fitting setting for The Marriage of Figaro
In the third act of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro at Central City Opera, sopranos Sinead Mulhern and Anna Christy sing "Che Soave Zefiretto," the duet in which the Countess composes a letter for her maid Susanna to take down; the two women are playing a comic trick on the Count - but this just happens to be one of the loveliest and most lyrical ... (more)
Casting announced for 2014 Merola Opera Program's second full-length production
As has already been announced, the second full opera to be performed during the 2014 summer season of the Merola Opera Program will be Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's K. 527 Don Giovanni .
International pianist praises choir in its 50th year
The 100-strong South West Essex Choir sang Mozart's Requiem to a sold out crowd at Walthamstow Assembly Hall on Saturday.
City of music
For centuries, Vienna was the glittering capital of a great empire where the potential sponsorship of the Habsburg dynasty and many of the aristocrats at the imperial court created an excellent environment for musicians and artists.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2014 Week Three to...
The third week of this summer's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, kicks off with a pair of all-Beethoven concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra leading one of the great works in the classical repertoire, Beethoven's Symphony No.
Cambridge Evening News
Our complete Cambridge Summer Music Festival guide
Here's our highlights guide to the annual News backed Cambridge Summer Music Festival, starting next week, for all you classical music fiends, grown-ups and little ones alike: Friday, July 18 will see the festival's launch event take place at the University Church of St Mary's the Great, starring the dynamic Anglo-Irish Carducci String Quartet, who ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Blue Rock Inn a treat in the Rappahannock
There's a treat waiting for Washingtonians in Rappahannock County, Virginia. The Castleton Festival is performing Madama Butterfly by Puccini and Don Giovanni by Mozart this summer, and there are still tickets available for some performances before the festival ends on July 20th.
Le Nozze di Figaro
On July 3, the Miami Summer Music Festival presented the third opera of their opening season with Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University.
Conductor tuning up for Proms debut
Rebecca Miller, Fellow in Music Performance, joined the university in January and has been working to raise the profile of orchestral and ensemble performance.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014
Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
'scape | Eric Mobbs focused on now, not fear of future
Eric Mobbs says seeing the Renew Devonport project prosper is something he is passionate about doing for his adopted city.
Semi-staged opera among highlights of Bellingham Festival of Music
Cuban American operatic soprano Lisette Oropesa will appear in Mozart's 1782 opera, "The Abduction from the Seraglio" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Performing Arts Center Main Stage at Western Washington University.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Classical review: Orchestra excites with Stier back at the helm
With music director Eckehard Stier again in charge, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra acquitted itself with special flair in the second of its Bayleys Great Classics series.