Quick Change: Atlanta Opera Costume Department Starts Making Medical Masks
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlanta Opera’s costume and wardrobe department nailed a quick change, pivoting from costuming singers to outfitting medical professionals.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason: “Being interested is what makes you interesting as a musician.”
In 2018, 1.9 billion people around the world watched the young cellist — he was just 19 years old at the time — perform during the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Now, he's released his second album, a collaboration with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak
MADRID (AP) — Opera singer Plácido Domingo says he is infected with coronavirus. The 79-year-old Domingo said in a post on his personal Facebook account Sunday that “I feel it is my moral duty to announce to you that I have tested positive for COVID19.” The tenor says he and his family are in self-isolation and that he is feeling ...
Quarantine Made Musical: YouTube Master Class Roundup
Looking for a productive, diverting way to spend your downtime? Why not hone your musical skills and learn from some of the greatest musicians in the world?
The show will go on. Just from their living rooms.
John Legend, Bono, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Pink, John Mayer, Keith Urban and more have held virtual concerts from their homes as the world continues to practice social distancing to slow the spread of the virus.
Met Opera cancels season, stops pay of orchestra, chorus
The Metropolitan Opera is canceling the rest of its season and stopping the pay of the orchestra, chorus and other unionized employees at the end of March due to the new coronavirus.
Quarantine Made Musical: Streamable Classical Concerts & Films To Brighten Your Day
It feels like hope and beauty are increasingly hard to find these days. Lucky for you, we've done the searching so you don't have to, compiling inspiring classical, jazz, and dance performances, films, and videos that you can stream for free!
Verdi’s Got Game: Rigoletto’s got all the right moves
Could this 'Rigoletto'-inspired video game be help bring kids into opera?
12 Irish Composers You Should Know
From folk and traditional to punk, rock, and pop, Ireland is the source of much incredible music. But the Emerald Isle has played host to no shortage of classical music ranging from the 16th century to today.
Show goes on: DiDonato, Beczala sing opera from apartment
From DiDonato's New York City living room, the pair performed excerpts of Massenet's 'Werther' for nearly 90 minutes that were streamed live on DiDonato's Facebook and Instagram pages.
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