Year: 2012

Upcoming Performances and Masterclasses at U of T

Adrianne Pieczonka Adrianne Pieczonka Masterclass John R. Stratton Visitor in Music Wednesday, Nov 14. 7-10 pm. Walter Hall. Free. Thursday, Nov 15. 12-3 pm. Walter Hall. Free. An Evening of Song with Adrianne Pieczonka Friday, Nov 16. 7:30 pm. Walter Hall. Free. Recital: Andrew Haji Recipient of the Jim & Charlotte Norcop Prize in Song…

Important Career Information Every Performing Artist Should Know

From the North American Association of Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA) NAPAMA's Guidelines for Ethical Behavior North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes excellence within the community of performing arts manager and agents, the professionals who connect artists to audiences regionally, nationally, and internationally. NAPAMA's Guidelines…

4th GUSTAV MAHLER CONDUCTING COMPETITION NOW OPEN

APPLICATION DEADLINE 30 SEPTEMBER 2012 The Bamberg Symphony Orchestra – Bavarian State Philharmonic’s 4th Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition will be held from 7 to 14 June 2013. Young conductors are invited to apply by 30 September 2012. Application forms and supporting information can be found on the Orchestra’s website at www.bambergsymphony.com/competition  

A letter from the Heart from Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo Soprano, Metropolitan Opera

A letter from the heart, to you wonderful, aspiring young artists out there! from Yankeediva Blog on June 18, 2012 | Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo Soprano, Metropolitan Opera "I received a lovely letter from an aspiring young singer – 18 years of age, trying to determine what kind of mezzo she may be. After all the…

Opera Week Participants – Latest News!

Opera Week participant, Marta Herman appeared in the title role of Laura's Cow, a new Canadian opera premiered at the Luminato Festival. She is now in two summer programs: the International Darmstadt Institute for New Music in Germany, and the Mozarteum Sommer Akademie in Salzburg, Austria, for which she received an award from the Solti…

Free Auditions Plus Website

Thanks to Alex Stoddard at Classical Singer, here is a website not to be missed and which is free. Follow the free Auditions Plus Business, Music, & More Blog at www.auditionsplus.com/blog.php. Business and industry experts are sharing their secrets of success with you every day. Don't miss out on these free resources from Classical Singer.…

National Opera Center to open in New York, September 2012

The National Opera Center opens in New York in September next to the administration office of Opera America. The facility will be exclusively for singers, with 10 vocal studios, a small theatre of 89 seats, a rehearsal room, artists' lounge, and library. While the IRCPA doesn't hope for such a wonderful complex, the artists' lounge,…

Music Theatre NOW Competition

The Music Theatre Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) in cooperation with the German ITI centre is pleased to announce the second edition of the competition Music Theatre NOW. The main purpose of this worldwide event is to promote exchange among artists and presenters making new music theatre and opera. The competition was first…

OPERA WEEK 2012 : Postponed

Due to funding cuts Opera Week 2012 is postponed until the Fall this year. We will post details as soon as they are available. See Opera Week 2011

OSAC Showcase 2012 Accepting Applications

Showcase 2012 (Saskatchewan) Calls for Application to OSAC Showcase October 19-21, 2012 Application deadline is a Friday May 4, 2012 postmark. ATTENTION ALL PERFORMING ARTISTS, AGENTS, MANAGERS! Expand your world by applying to showcase at Showcase 2012. The Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Council's (OSAC’s) annual conference features: Showcases Contact Room Visual Arts Exhibitions Workshops and…