Celebrating African-American Opera Singers: Past and Present

OperaNova presents its 2nd Annual Concert “Celebrating African-American Opera Singers: Past and Present.” The concert will include a brief recollection of the musical career of Mrs. Coretta Scott King, soprano, honoring the extraordinary singers from the past, and highlighting today’s rising talents. Featuring: Elise Christina Jenkins, Soprano Jocelyn Hunt, Soprano Crystal Golden, Soprano Keith Craig, Tenor…

Capital Fringe Festival 2018: The Lives Left Behind

Silver Finch Arts Collective, featuring vibrant new voices in the Washington, DC music and theatre scenes, is excited to present The Lives Left Behind at the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival. This collection of short pieces by Joseph Kaz, Frances Pollock, William Kenlon, and Michael Oberhauser, celebrates the operatic tradition while also telling fresh, new stories that speak…

Brahms…and a Little Puccini!

Things are going really well here in Freiberg—I’ve been learning and performing so much beautiful music by Brahms—it’s quite an experience! Our Liedermatinee performance at Würlitzer Park was well received with three encores and I had the pleasure of performing on a remarkable Bechstein grand piano: it possesses a rich sound, perfect for performing Brahms. This will be my busiest…