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THREE KIWI TENORS: Simon ONeill, Pene Pati and Amitai Pati

Posted November 17, 2017

Cal Performances December 3, 2017 3:00 p.m. Hertz Hall on the U.C. Berkeley Campus

WSNC Grant Awardee Simon O’Neill will sing works from Wagner, Strauss and Beethoven

Hannes Vogel, WSNC member, on Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock

Posted October 27, 2017

Dr. Hannes Vogel, director of neuropathology at Stanford University Medical Center, will examine the brain of Stephen Paddock for abnormalities that could explain why he fired into a concert crowd, killing 58 people. 

George London Foundation Recitals featuring Merola/Adlers

Posted October 16, 2017

Leah Crocetto - George London Foundation recital in New York in October 2017

Heidi Melton and Kyle von Schoonhoven recital in March 2018

http://www.georgelondon.org/recital-series.html

Yuval Sharon, a MacArthur Fellow, to direct Lohengrin in Bayreuth in 2018

Posted October 12, 2017

The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future.  The program is intended to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.

Yuval Sharon was selected among the twenty-three MacArthur Fellows to receive the "genius grant" yesterday, October 11, 2017. 

Houston Grand Opera Rises from the Ashes (or water)

Posted September 26, 2017

All performances will take place as scheduled before the hurricane at their new venue, George R. Brown Convention Center "Resilience Theater", downtown Houston.
 

Houston Grand Opera Update

Posted September 20, 2017

Houston Grand Opera's upcoming season will be partially or completely cancelled due to damage from Hurricane Harvey.

http://archive.skem1.com/csb/Public/show/jewxv--dd05t-5lprlh91

2017 Bayreuth Die Meistersinger - full length youtube

Posted September 20, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcOyha4O73Y

Conductor - Philippe Jordan 
Director - Barrie Kosky 

Hans Sachs - Michael Volle 

Walther von Stolzing - Klaus Florian Vogt 

Eva - Anne Schwanewilms