Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, explores the greatest arias in the genre through a mix of workshops and archive footage tonight (Sun 24th Feb) from 21:00 to 22:00 on BBC Four – this is one of several programs on classical voices presented by Pappano which will also be available on iPlayer after initial broadcast
Black Singers required for Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess
A lack of black opera singers has resulted in a shortfall of choral cast members required for the iconic Porgy and Bess opera. The search is now on for black singers who may not have had any previous opera experience to audition for the opportunity to be in the chorus.
Wishing all our members and visitors a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays with good health, happiness and prosperity in 2019