National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave, NYC
21C Media Group |
Since 1997, the Music Academy of the West has proudly hosted the Marilyn Horne Song Competition, the nation’s premier competition focusing on the art of the song recital. The winners of the 2016 competition -- baritone Ben Lowe and pianist Madeline Slettedahl -- embark on a four-city national recital tour this month, including New York City where they will sing at the National Opera Center on March 17. The program features music of Barber, Holst, Ireland, William Bolcom, Moses Hogan, and Matthew Aucoin. Admission is free.
Marcia Bliven |
The 2016 Emmy Award-winning documentary narrated
by Meryl Streep, “Letter from Italy, 1944:
A New American Oratorio,” will be screened at the Little Theater of Manchester,
Cheney Hall, in Manchester on Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m.
500 Park Street, Charlottesville, Virginia
Oratorio Societ... | Adults/Seniors, Audiences, Children/Youth, Civic Engagement, Community Outreach, Education, Participation, Performance
The Oratorio Society of Virginia features Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna at their fourth-annual Together in Song community sing Saturday, March 18 at Charlottesville’s First Presbyterian Church. Tickets and more info at oratorio society.org.
Santa Clara, CA
Mary Powell | Performance
Considered one of the greatest compositions written for voices and instruments in the history of music, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 is a collection of virtuosic choral works and intimate solo arias, interspersed with a variety of instrumental pieces so magnificent that it makes for elevated entertainment.
190 S. Fairmont Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA
Meistersingers | Audiences
Not only are most of the songs of the Romantic period focused on the concept of love but are filled with truly amazing poetry and are marked by an appreciation for all things emotional. Love, nature, the past, relationships, and even loneliness, death, and fear were all experiences to be explored, understood and discussed. Come join us!
Music for All | Children/Youth
The Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha is a national showcase of the finest instrumental scholastic music, selected by audition from across the country to perform. The festival comprises the National Concert Band Festival, the Orchestra America National Festival, the Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, the Chamber Music National Festival, and the Middle School National Music Festival, as well as three national honor ensembles – the Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America and the Jazz Band of America. The selected ensembles were invited by achieving the highest level of musical performance and artistry. The National Concert Band Festival serves as a model for noncompetitive performance and education festivals nationwide, with participating musicians also receiving master classes and clinics with renowned artists and educators.
417 East 61st Street between 1st and York Avenues, New York, NY 10065
salonsanctuary | Performance
Music from the time of the Emancipation of the Ghetto by Dussek, Henry, Meyerbeer, Domenico Maria Puccini, and Spohr