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 take place at Northwestern University this winter.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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October 31, 2023
A new staging of a classic opera and a master class lead by Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Brewer are among the highlights of the fall voice and opera season at the Bienen School of Music.
March 14, 2023
Davóne Tines, Matthew Polenzani and Susan Graham are among the opera guest artists presenting Bienen School events this spring.
January 4, 2023
A master class with one of America’s most sought-after young countertenors and an operatic fairy tale by Mozart are highlights of the Bienen School's winter voice and opera season.
February 2, 2022
American composer Jake Heggie’s Faustian opera “If I Were You” will make its Midwest debut in Northwestern University Opera Theater’s Feb. 24-27 production at Cahn Auditorium.
April 19, 2018
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) is the focus of the biennial Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival, hosted by Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, May 17 to 20 on the Evanston campus. The 2017/2018 Robert M. and Maya L.