New to E. C. Schirmer’s Opera Catalog: Works from Tom Cipullo & David Mason, and Michael Ching

E. C. Schirmer is thrilled to announce two new additions to our opera catalogue. After Life (2015) by Tom Cipullo, libretto by David Mason, is a chamber opera in one act for soprano, mezzo, and baritone set in World War II Paris. Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost (1996) is a comic sequel in one act after… Read More New to E. C. Schirmer’s Opera Catalog: Works from Tom Cipullo & David Mason, and Michael Ching

Univ of British Columbia performs Chatman’s A Song of Joys for choir and orchestra

Jonathan Girard led the UBC Symphony Orchestra and Choirs in a performance of Stephen Chatman’s newly released major work for SATB Chorus divisi, timpani and percussion soli, and orchestra, A Song of Joys. The performance was presented as part of the 20th Anniversary of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on April 8, 2017.… Read More Univ of British Columbia performs Chatman’s A Song of Joys for choir and orchestra

Modern Classics: Michael Trotta’s Seven Last Words – MidAmerica Productions

“Michael John Trotta is an award-winning composer of choral music whose latest work, Seven Last Words, will be given its NY premiere in Carnegie Hall on May 27, 2017 as part of MidAmerica Productions’ 34th concert season. This will be the first time that Trotta will conduct his own composition in a MidAmerica Productions Carnegie… Read More Modern Classics: Michael Trotta’s Seven Last Words – MidAmerica Productions

Opera Canada & Canadian Music Teacher Reviews: Music by Stephen Chatman

Stephen Chatman’s music has been the subject of review in recent Opera Canada and Canadian Music Teacher magazines. Opera Canada: Choir Practice by Stephen Chatman, CD Recording Choir Practice, a comic opera in one act composed by Chatman with libretto by Tara Wohlberg, was premiered and recorded by the University of British Columbia Opera Ensemble and Symphony. The… Read More Opera Canada & Canadian Music Teacher Reviews: Music by Stephen Chatman

Empire City Men’s Chorus celebrates music of Conrad Susa, “The Treasured Volume”

May 13 & 16, 2017 at 8 pm The Church of the Holy Apostles 296 9th Avenue @ W.28th Street New York, NY 10001 Artistic Director, Vince Peterson Accompanist, Sam Shull For 2017, the Empire City Men’s Chorus (ECMC) celebrates American composer, Conrad Susa (1935-2013), who was teacher, mentor and great friend to their Artistic Director… Read More Empire City Men’s Chorus celebrates music of Conrad Susa, “The Treasured Volume”

Robert Ward: Roman Fever at Peabody Conservatory

JoAnn Kulesza, music director Contemporary American Opera Scenes Nico Muhly: Dark Sisters Gian Carlo Menotti: The Consul Robert Ward: Roman Fever Thomas Pasatieri: Hotel Casablanca Mark Lanz Weiser: The Place Where You Started   Source: Contemporary American Opera Scenes | Hub Please follow and like us:

New book celebrates life and legacy of The American Organist column, Vox Humana

 MorningStar Music Publishers is pleased to announce the release of collected articles by veteran organist, Haig Mardirosian. Vox Humana is Mardirosian’s column in The American Organist, the official journal of the American Guild of Organists and the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, which ran monthly for exactly a decade from 2003 to 2013. Haig… Read More New book celebrates life and legacy of The American Organist column, Vox Humana