Jamie Barton Returns Home To Sing In The Atlanta Opera’s Dead Man Walking

  Jamie Barton Returns Home To Sing In The Atlanta Opera’s Dead Man Walking STEPHANIE ADRIANJANUARY 29, 2019 IN CONVERSATIONMUSICMUSIC - FEATUREDMUSIC - IN CONVERSATION Opera is no stranger to crimes of passion. However, opera also portrays the best of humanity alongside all of the human folly. The Atlanta Opera presents Jake Heggie’s production of Dead Man Walking, with [...]

Today on www.artsATL.com…Musicians Look Forward To Working With Ray Chen

The Next Generation Of Classical Musicians Look Forward To Working With Ray Chen STEPHANIE ADRIANJANUARY 24, 2019 IN CONVERSATIONMUSICMUSIC - FEATUREDMUSIC - IN CONVERSATION With an online presence of more than 113,000 followers on Instagram, Ray Chen is not your grandmother’s violin virtuoso. Chen arrives in Atlanta this week to play a recital of Vitali, [...]

In the January 2019 Issue of Opera News Online…

West Side Story ATLANTA Atlanta Opera 11/3/18 ATLANTA OPERA launched its 2018-19 main stage season at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre with Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story (seen Nov. 3).  The Francesca Zambello staging, a co-production of Houston Grand Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival and Lyric Opera of Chicago, honors Bernstein’s life and work during the year of [...]

From Opera News Online December 2018: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird at the Atlanta Opera

THE ATLANTA OPERA launched its 2018-19 season at Le Maison Rouge at Paris on Ponce with Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, a “bebopera” by Swiss composer Daniel Schnyder and librettist Bridgette A. Wimberly. (seen Sept. 30) Commissioned by Opera Philadelphia for tenor Lawrence Brownlee, the ninety-minute, one-act opera had its premiere in Philadelphia in 2015 and has received subsequent [...]