Sierra: CARIBBEAN RHAPSODY

Concert: Sierra: CARIBBEAN RHAPSODYStart Time: 00:00:00Date: 2016-08-27End Time: 00:00:00Location: James Carter, saxophones; Cincinnati Chamber OrchestraLink: http://www.ccocincinnati.org/#!saxophone-fusion/c23coConcert Information: Sarah Ioannides, conductor The School for Performing Arts Cincinnati, OH Read more »

Sierra: PRECIOSA

Concert: Sierra: PRECIOSAStart Time: 00:00:00Date: 2016-07-16End Time: 00:00:00Location: Festival de AlmagroLink: http://www.festivaldealmagro.com/obra_actual.php?id=256Concert Information: Manuel Galiana, narrator; Marina Rodríguez-Cusí, mezzosoprano; Marisa Blanes, piano Almargo, Spain Read more »

Sierra: PRECIOSA

Concert: Sierra: PRECIOSAStart Time: 00:00:00Date: 2016-07-03End Time: 00:00:00Location: Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de GranadaLink: http://www.granadafestival.org/nc/en/2016/programme/event/?tx_cal_controller[view]=event&tx_cal_controller[type]=tx_cal_phpicalendar&tx_cal_controller[uid]=5027&tx_cal_controller[day]=03&tx_cal_controller[month]=07&tx_cal_controller[year]=2016Concert Information: Manuel Galiana, narrator; Marina Rodríguez-Cusí, mezzosoprano; Marisa Blanes, piano Granada, Spain Read more »

Abels & Sierra: Cosmic Convergence

The Chicago Sinfonietta rounds out its season on May 21 and 23 with its “Cosmic Convergence” program, which features the music of two Subito composers: Michael Abels’ Global Warming and Roberto Sierra’s Jubilo. Music director Mei-Ann Chen offers some insight into the ensemble’s season finale. “[This last performance] of our season is entitled ‘Cosmic Convergence’ […] Read more »

Moravec: ALBANY RHYTHMS

Concert: Moravec: ALBANY RHYTHMS *New York Premiere* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2016-05-24 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: SONOS Chamber Orchestra Link: http://www.sonoschamberorch.org/past-events/nature-as-an-inspiration-for-music/ Concert Information: Erik. E. Ochsner, conductor Merkin Concert Hall New York, NY Read more »

Paulus: The Sense of Joy

On Monday May 16, the Conspirare choral ensemble travels to St. Paul’s Ordway Center to present their program “Stephen Paulus: A Lyrical Life.” Led by founding artistic director Craig Hella Johnson, Conspirare visits the late composer’s home town as they partner with Classical Minnesota Public Radio to pay tribute and honor Paulus’ commitment and support […] Read more »

Sierra: Rollicking, Sensual and Devout

  “I have conducted over 1,700 concerts in my 43-year career. Few have excited me as much as the one I am conducting on May 15 — the world premiere of the two-piano/24-percussion instrument version of Roberto Sierra’s stunning Missa Latina, an untraditional setting of the liturgy which is simultaneously rollicking, sensual, and devout.” Harold […] Read more »

Moravec: TEMPEST FANTASY

Concert: Moravec: TEMPEST FANTASYStart Time: 00:00:00Date: 2016-05-19End Time: 00:00:00Location: Buffalo Chamber PlayersLink: http://www.albrightknox.org/programs-and-events/event:05-19-2016-8-00pm-buffalo-chamber-players-the-ak-unconventional-voices/Concert Information: Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo, NY Read more »

Moravec: The Shining…“Masterful”

  The reviews are in! On May 7, the Minnesota Opera premiered Paul Moravec’s opera The Shining to excited and enthusiastic cheers. Opening night played to a packed, standing-room only crowd filled with eager young opera-goers and seasoned opera-veterans alike. Based directly on author Stephen King’s 1977 best-selling novel, the opera featured a libretto by […] Read more »

Moravec: The Shining Premieres

“Bringing a new work into the world and contributing to the operatic repertoire is among the great thrills in my life. The team putting together [The Shining] — this fast-paced and dynamic project — bring the audience straight into the hearts and souls of these intriguing characters.”  ­— Michael Christie, Minnesota Opera conductor It’s almost […] Read more »