Opera Fix September 10, 2018

Chuck Sachs interviews Lembit Beecher Composer of Sky on Swings, which will premier September 20 – 29, 2018 as part of Philadelphia Opera’s festival O 2018. SKY ON SWINGS, a new chamber opera Lembit Beecher, composer Hannah Moscovitch, librettist Joanna Settle, director Geoffrey McDonald, conductor Opera Philadelphia, commissioned and producing world premiere O18 Festival (performances […]

Podcast 52: Opera Theater of St. Louis, Opera Saratoga, Women Composers and dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Peter, Brooke & Chuck engage in an rousing roundtable about opera productions from near and far, including Opera Theater of St. Louis, Opera Saratoga and the Mostly Mozart Festival, as well as the Recipients of the Commissioning Grants for Women Composers NOTES WHAT WE’VE SEEN: Brooke Bernstein’s MASS at Mostly Mozart Festival Eighth Grade, a […]

OperaFix, July 16, 2018

Check out Summer Festivals at Bard Summerscape, Bard Music Festival, Cincinnati Opera, Chautauqua Opera Festival, Cincinnati Opera Summer Festival, and the Glimmerglass Festival. Check out Summer Festivals at Bard Summerscape, Bard Music Festival, Cincinnati Opera, Chautauqua Opera Festival, Cincinnati Opera Summer Festival, and the Glimmerglass Festival. Bard Music Festival Mozart and Salieri Rimsky-Korsakov. Bard Summerscape. […]

Podcast 51: Laura Kaminsky

Laura Kaminsky, composer of the most frequently performed 21st Century opera, “As One.” Cited in The Washington Post as “one of the top 35 female composers in classical music.” NOTES WHAT WE’VE SEEN Brooke A Streetcar Named Desire Opera Company of Middlebury, VT Director: Douglas Anderson Conductor: Michael Skair Blanche: Meredith Lustig Stanley: Greg Gerbrandt […]