During the darkest days of the pandemic, good art was hard to find. Opera houses, once bustling with activity were empty. Gone were the spectacles of Verdi, Puccini, and Wagner. Fortunately, this pause in the usual fare allowed new voices and new musicians to fill the silence. At the University of Iowa, alto saxophonist KennethContinue reading “The Voxman Project: Kenneth Tse features theatrical works by Weill and Milhaud”
Tomorrow, Teatro alla Scala in Milan is streaming a duo of operas from Kurt Weill. First up is Die Sieben Todsünden, then Mahagonny Songspiel. These performances will be available on Thursday, March 18th at 8 pm CET. You can find the livestream here. https://www.teatroallascala.org/en/season/2020-2021/opera/die-sieben-todsunden-mahagonny-songspiel.html Mahagonny Songspiel debuted in 1927. This scenic cantata is a collectionContinue reading “Mahagonny Songspiel streaming from La Scala 3/18”
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