Bellini's 'I Puritani'
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Bellini's 'I Puritani'

Tito Ceccherini, conductor

Vincent Boussard, director

Opera seria in three parts
Libretto by Carlo Pepoli
First performed January 24 1835, Théâtre-Italien, Paris
Co-production with the Opéra Royal de Wallonie — Liège, NEW PRODUCTION

Lauritano will the sing the role of Enrichetta di Francia.

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Bellini's 'I Puritani'
Dec
16
6:00 PM18:00

Bellini's 'I Puritani'

Tito Ceccherini, conductor

Vincent Boussard, director

Opera seria in three parts
Libretto by Carlo Pepoli
First performed January 24 1835, Théâtre-Italien, Paris
Co-production with the Opéra Royal de Wallonie — Liège, NEW PRODUCTION

Lauritano will the sing the role of Enrichetta di Francia.

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Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition

Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun, winners of the nation’s premiere annual competition for song recitals, perform on a national tour in London, New York City, Chicago, and Santa Barbara. 

Program to include a world premiere song cycle written by acclaimed American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, commissioned by Music Academy of the West.

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Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition

Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun, winners of the nation’s premiere annual competition for song recitals, perform on a national tour in London, New York City, Chicago, and Santa Barbara. 

Program to include a world premiere song cycle written by acclaimed American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, commissioned by Music Academy of the West.

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Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition
May
22
12:00 PM12:00

Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition

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Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun, winners of the nation’s premiere annual competition for song recitals, perform on a national tour in London, New York City, Chicago, and Santa Barbara. 

Program to include a world premiere song cycle written by acclaimed American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, commissioned by Music Academy of the West.

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Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Winners Recital - Marilyn Horne Song Competition

Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun, winners of the nation’s premiere annual competition for song recitals, perform on a national tour in London, New York City, Chicago, and Santa Barbara. 

Program to include a world premiere song cycle written by acclaimed American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, commissioned by Music Academy of the West.

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Bellini's 'I Puritani'
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Bellini's 'I Puritani'

Tito Ceccherini, conductor

Vincent Boussard, director

Opera seria in three parts
Libretto by Carlo Pepoli
First performed January 24 1835, Théâtre-Italien, Paris
Co-production with the Opéra Royal de Wallonie — Liège, NEW PRODUCTION

Lauritano will the sing the role of Enrichetta di Francia.

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Caccini's 'Alcina'
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Caccini's 'Alcina'

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
Melinda Sullivan, Choreographer
Anna Watkins, Costume Designer

The Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Opera Series returns with an all-new production of Francesca Caccini's, La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina. Lauritano will sing the role of Melissa.

Alcina depicts a struggle between illusion and destiny in a gorgeous entertainment, full of wit and magic. At the center is the sorceress Alcina, an intensely demanding role which Caccini designed as a dramatic vehicle for herself as a singing actress.

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Caccini's 'Alcina'
Nov
26
7:30 PM19:30

Caccini's 'Alcina'

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
Melinda Sullivan, Choreographer
Anna Watkins, Costume Designer

The Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Opera Series returns with an all-new production of Francesca Caccini's, La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina. Lauritano will sing the role of Melissa.

Alcina depicts a struggle between illusion and destiny in a gorgeous entertainment, full of wit and magic. At the center is the sorceress Alcina, an intensely demanding role which Caccini designed as a dramatic vehicle for herself as a singing actress.

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Caccini's 'Alcina'
Nov
25
2:00 PM14:00

Caccini's 'Alcina'

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
Melinda Sullivan, Choreographer
Anna Watkins, Costume Designer

The Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Opera Series returns with an all-new production of Francesca Caccini's, La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina. Lauritano will sing the role of Melissa.

Alcina depicts a struggle between illusion and destiny in a gorgeous entertainment, full of wit and magic. At the center is the sorceress Alcina, an intensely demanding role which Caccini designed as a dramatic vehicle for herself as a singing actress.

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Caccini's 'Alcina'
Nov
24
7:30 PM19:30

Caccini's 'Alcina'

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
Melinda Sullivan, Choreographer
Anna Watkins, Costume Designer

The Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Opera Series returns with an all-new production of Francesca Caccini's, La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina. Lauritano will sing the role of Melissa.

Alcina depicts a struggle between illusion and destiny in a gorgeous entertainment, full of wit and magic. At the center is the sorceress Alcina, an intensely demanding role which Caccini designed as a dramatic vehicle for herself as a singing actress.

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Dvořák's 'Rusalka'
Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dvořák's 'Rusalka'

Sebastian Weigle, conductor

Jim Lucassen, director & set designer

Lyric fairy tale in three acts
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
A production originally from the Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
First performed in Frankfurt, September 8 2013

Lauritano will sing the role of the 3rd Dryad.

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Dvořák's 'Rusalka'
Oct
21
6:00 PM18:00

Dvořák's 'Rusalka'

Sebastian Weigle, conductor

Jim Lucassen, director & set designer

Lyric fairy tale in three acts
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
A production originally from the Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
First performed in Frankfurt, September 8 2013

Lauritano will sing the role of the 3rd Dryad.

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Dvořák's 'Rusalka'
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Dvořák's 'Rusalka'

Sebastian Weigle, conductor

Jim Lucassen, director & set designer

Lyric fairy tale in three acts
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
A production originally from the Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
First performed in Frankfurt, September 8 2013

Lauritano will sing the role of the 3rd Dryad.

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Dvořák's 'Rusalka'
Oct
7
6:00 PM18:00

Dvořák's 'Rusalka'

Sebastian Weigle, conductor

Jim Lucassen, director & set designer

Lyric fairy tale in three acts
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
A production originally from the Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
First performed in Frankfurt, September 8 2013

Lauritano will sing the role of the 3rd Dryad.

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Dvořák's 'Rusalka'
Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Dvořák's 'Rusalka'

Sebastian Weigle, conductor

Jim Lucassen, director & set designer

Lyric fairy tale in three acts
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil
A production originally from the Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
First performed in Frankfurt, September 8 2013

Lauritano will sing the role of the 3rd Dryad.

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James Toland Vocal Arts Competition Finals (Tier I)
Jun
16
7:00 PM19:00

James Toland Vocal Arts Competition Finals (Tier I)

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Seven finalists in each tier (I & II) will compete in front of a live audience, which will include representatives from California performing arts organizations. The first place winner in Tier I will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Oakland Symphony under Music Director Michael Morgan.

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Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'
Apr
21
2:00 PM14:00

Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'

Stephen Stubbs, conductor

Stephen Wadsworth, director

Zack Winokur, choreographer

Hippolyte et Aricie was the first tragédie-lyrique composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau. The opera had its premiere by the Académie Royale de Musique at the Palais-Royal in Paris on October 1, 1733. Stephen Stubbs will conduct the Juilliard singers and period-ensemble Juilliard415, and Stephen Wadsworth will direct this original, new production of Rameau’s opera. 

Ms. Lauritano will perform the role of Diane.

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Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'

Stephen Stubbs, conductor

Stephen Wadsworth, director

Zack Winokur, choreographer

Hippolyte et Aricie was the first tragédie-lyrique composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau. The opera had its premiere by the Académie Royale de Musique at the Palais-Royal in Paris on October 1, 1733. Stephen Stubbs will conduct the Juilliard singers and period-ensemble Juilliard415, and Stephen Wadsworth will direct this original, new production of Rameau’s opera. 

Ms. Lauritano will perform the role of Diane.

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Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'
Apr
17
7:30 PM19:30

Rameau's 'Hippolyte et Aricie'

Stephen Stubbs, conductor

Stephen Wadsworth, director

Zack Winokur, choreographer

Hippolyte et Aricie was the first tragédie-lyrique composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau. The opera had its premiere by the Académie Royale de Musique at the Palais-Royal in Paris on October 1, 1733. Stephen Stubbs will conduct the Juilliard singers and period-ensemble Juilliard415, and Stephen Wadsworth will direct this original, new production of Rameau’s opera. 

Ms. Lauritano will perform the role of Diane.

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Berio's 'Circles' with New World Symphony
Jan
27
7:30 PM19:30

Berio's 'Circles' with New World Symphony

Michael Linville, conductor

Circles is a 20 minute composition for female voice, harp and two percussionists by the Italian composer, Luciano Berio. Written in 1960 Circles is a setting of three poems by E.E. Cummings, including the poems "Stinging", "Riverly Is a Flower", and "N(o)w".

Included on the program is Cage/Harisson's 'Double Music' and Crumb's 'Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death'.

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