United States Young Concert Artists’s ‘Come As You Are’: Steven Banks (saxophone), Xak Bjerken (piano), Zorá Quartet. Streamed from Merkin Hall, New York, on the YCA’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, 10.3.2021. (RP)
United States PROTOTYPE – OPERA ǀ THEATRE ǀ NOW : Frost & Ekman, The Murder of Halit Yozgat: co-production of Beth Morrison Projects and HERE, New York, 8-16.1.2021. (RP)
Robert Beattie in conversation with pianist and author Jack Kohl Jack Kohl is a pianist and writer from the north shore of Long Island, New York. In 2019 he published a series of essays, Bone over Ivory: Essays from a Standing Pianist. In 2021 he follows this up with a new series of essays, From … Read more
New Year’s Eve Gala – 31 December at 9pm GMT
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Met stars Angel Blue, Javier Camarena, Matthew Polenzani, and Pretty Yende, will sing live from the neo-Baroque Parktheater, in Augsburg, Germany.
The New Year’s Eve Gala programme includes arias, duets, and ensembles from Donizetti’s La fille du régiment to Puccini’s La bohème and La rondine, as well as arrangements of operetta and Neapolitan songs. The concert – part of the Met Stars Live in Concert series – will be streamed live (tickets, priced at $20, are now on sale on the Met’s website click here) and then be available on demand for 14 days.
Future concerts will feature Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała (January 23), Anna Netrebko (February 6), Sonya Yoncheva (February 27) and Angel Blue (TBA).
United States Beethoven and the Global Aspiration for Peace: Yael Weiss (piano), New York. Viewed on YouTube on 16 and 17 December 2020. (RP)