Kander: Singers are Storytellers

“Singers are storytellers, but rarely do we get the opportunity to help create the stories we are telling.” And so, soprano and librettist Roberta Gumbel introduces us to Susan Kander’s new chamber opera DWB (*driving while black*). The opera premieres on November 17 at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas. Scored for soprano, cello, […] Read more »

Kander: DWB *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Kander: DWB *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-11-17 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Roberta Gumbel, soprano; Hannah Collins, cello; Michael Compitello, percussion Link: https://lawrenceartscenter.org/event/dwb-driving-while-black/ Concert Information: Roberta Gumbel, libretto Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS Read more »

Sierra: DECIMAS (EXCERPTS)

Concert: Sierra: DECIMAS (EXCERPTS) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-09-29 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Martha Guth, soprano; Erika Switzer, piano Link: https://www.contemporaryundercurrent.com/calendar.html Concert Information: All Saint’s Episcopal Church Princeton, NJ Read more »

Moravec: THREE LOVE SONGS

Concert: Moravec: THREE LOVE SONGS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-09-25 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Sarah Wolfson, soprano; Renate Rohlfing, piano Link: https://concertartistsguild.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a030f00002a0SJ8AAM Concert Information: Concert Artists Guild                                                          […] Read more »

Moravec: A New Country

On August 19, Paul Moravec’s new vocal chamber work A New Country premieres at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, featuring soloist Jennifer Johnson Cano. Commissioned by the festival to celebrate its 35th anniversary theme, “Destination America,” the five-movement piece is scored for mezzo-soprano, flute, violin, viola, cello, and piano. The work showcases notable texts by […] Read more »

Frazelle: Music Carolina SummerFest 2018

“I cannot tell you how excited I am to have the opportunity to share the stage with Kenneth Frazelle this summer! We’re pouring our hearts and souls into [Appalachian Songbook].”  — Jodi Burns, soprano And so, Jodi Burns joins composer/pianist Kenneth Frazelle on August 1, as part of Music Carolina’s SummerFest 2018 at the Salem […] Read more »

Frazelle: APPALACHIAN SONGBOOK; SONGS IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR; WILDFLOWERS; LULLABIES AND BIRDSONGS (Excerpts)

Concert: Frazelle: APPALACHIAN SONGBOOK; SONGS IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR; WILDFLOWERS; LULLABIES AND BIRDSONGS (Excerpts) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-07-22 End Time: 2018-07-22 Location: Jodi Burns, soprano; Kenneth Frazelle, piano Link: https://blowingrockartmuseumorg.presencehost.net/see-do/programs-events/concerts.html/event/2018/07/22/summer-concert-series-ken-frazelle-and-jodi-burns/199408 Concert Information: Blowing Rock Art & History Museum Blowing Rock, NC Read more »

Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:0:00 Date: 2018-09-16 End Time: 00:0:00 Location: Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Link: http://music.cmu.edu/events/1017 Concert Information: Andrés Cárdenes, conductor Carnegie Music Hall Pittsburgh, PA Read more »

Sierra: DECIMAS

Concert: Sierra: DECIMAS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-04-22 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Paloma Friedhoff Bello, soprano; Leyre Lisarri, piano Link: https://www.palomafriedhoff.com/agenda Concert Information: La Sala Granada Madrid, Spain Read more »