BASS’s ‘Recovered Voices’ explores music by composers who perished in the Holocaust

United StatesUnited States Various – ‘The World at War: Recovered Voices’: Kristina Bachrach (soprano), Anna Laurenzo (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Meglioranza (baritone), Stanichka Dimitrova (violin), Nathaniel LaNasa (piano). Brooklyn Art Song Society, First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, 6.1.2023. (RP)

Nathaniel LaNasa (piano), Anna Laurenzo (mezzo-soprano), Stanichka Dimitrova (violin) and Kristina Bachrach (soprano) © Joan Chiverton

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Brooklyn Art Song Society’s powerful, lyrical reflections on a world at war

United StatesUnited States Various, ‘The World at War: In Memoriam I & II’: Brooklyn Art Song Society, First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, New York. Filmed on 7.10.2022 and 4.11.2022 and available on Brooklyn Art Song Society Digital Concert Hall. (RP)

Kate Maroney (mezzo-soprano), Stanichka Dimitrova (violin) and Michael Brofman © Joan Chiverton

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Joyce DiDonato Master Classes: passion and drama from five extraordinary young singers

United StatesUnited States Joyce DiDonato Master Classes: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) with Anchal Indu Dhir (soprano), Marissa Moultrie (soprano), Rael Rent (mezzo-soprano), Lawrence Barasa (tenor), Łukasz Zientarski (baritone), Justina Lee and Ken Noda (piano). Weill Music Room/Resnick Education Wing, Carnegie Hall, New York, 11-13.12.2022. (RP)

Lawrence Barasa (tenor) and Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) © Chris Lee

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Voices are raised at Carnegie Hall in support of Ukraine

United StatesUnited States Various, Notes from Ukraine – 100 Years of ‘Carol of the Bells’: Marichka Marczyk (vocalist), Janai Brugger (soprano), Ukrainian Children’s Choir ‘Shchedryk’ / Marianna Sablina (conductor), Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus / Oleh Mahlay (conductor), Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York / Vasly Hrechynsky (conductor), Choir of Trinity Wall Street / Daniela Candillari (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 4.12.2022. (RP)

Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus © Fadi Kheir

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Orchestra of St. Luke’s ‘Visionary Sounds’ begins with poet Rita Dove and Beethoven’s ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata

United StatesUnited States ‘Visionary Sounds’ from the Orchestra of St. Luke’s – Dove, Beethoven: Rita Dove (reader), Jesse Mills (violin), Rieko Aizawa (piano). Orchestra of St. Luke’s. DiMenna Center, New York, 29.11.2022. (RP)

Rita Dove © DeShaun Craddock

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