A public master class led by renowned American mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s rarely performed comic opera “Ruddigore” (or “The Witch’s Curse”) are highlights of Northwestern University Opera Theater’s spring season.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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April 21, 2017
Award-winning composer Jake Heggie presented the final Tichio Vocal Master Class of the 2016-2017 season on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall.
October 26, 2015
Three one-act operas -- each with a different view of love and marriage in America -- and master classes led by renowned vocalists, are among Northwestern University’s 2015-16 opera season highlights.
September 25, 2015
Music lovers have been eagerly awaiting the official opening of the University’s new state-of-the-art music facility and the first of many celebratory programs and annual series events that have been scheduled throughout the 2015-16 academic year.
April 22, 2015
A public master class led by renowned American mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s rarely performed comic opera “Ruddigore” (or “The Witch’s Curse”) are highlights of Northwestern University Opera Theater’s spring season.
April 8, 2015
The Midwest premiere of “Lost Objects” -- a work for voices, electric guitar, baroque orchestra and keyboards -- by Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe, is just one of the many tempting reasons to attend a Northwestern University music event this spring.
March 17, 2015
The Canadian Guitar Quartet, Israeli-born acoustic and electric cellist Maya Beiser and the Norwegian Brass Ensemble are among the array of guest artists from around the globe who will appear on Northwestern University stages this spring.
February 2, 2015
A vocal master class led by bass-baritone Eric Owens -- who has earned international acclaim as both an esteemed interpreter of classic works and a champion of new music -- and the Chicago-area premiere of Jake Heggie’s fully-staged opera, “Dead Man Walking,” are among two opera events that will
January 30, 2015
Presented by the University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, February highlights include three concerts featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), and Segovia Classical Guitar Series events that include a Feb. 1 master class by Ana Vidović, a Feb.
January 15, 2015
The New York-based contemporary music ensemble loadbang; the International Contemporary Ensemble, also known as ICE; and the traditional Irish group Danú, are among the variety of guest ensembles who will take the stage to perform for Northwestern University audiences this winter.