The Juilliard School presents a special performance of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
Two companies that dazzled New York last season with highly praised pairs of plays are back this spring. The first is Theatre For A New Audience, which last year presented two highly regarded Shakespeare productions (Hamlet and Othello), who is currently mounting Measure For Measure directed by Arin Arbus (who helmed the aforementioned TFANA Othello). [...]
In this segment of Young Opera, meet Laura Kaminsky, the dean of Purchase College Conservatory of Music, and conductor Hugh Murphy who worked on the spring 2008 New York premier of Lee Hoiby’s The Tempest. Learn about how Purchase encourages and nurtures their young musicians to do their best to pursue the art of opera.
Visit Purchase College and meet members of the principle players in last spring’s premier production of The Tempest. Learn about their aspirations for future roles in opera and see a scene from the world premier of Lee Hoiby’s opus.
In this episode of Young Opera meet composer Lee Hoiby and librettist Mark Schulgasser who created The Tempest which had it’s New York premier at Purchase College this last spring of 2008. Lee Hoiby describes the honor of having a score he put his soul into finally produced with care and detail by the young [...]
Visit Purchase college and meet Jacque Trussel, the director, and Eric Barry, previously featured for Young Opera and the star of last spring’s premier production of The Tempest at Purchase College. Learn about the multifaceted perspectives on the role of Caliban. They talk about the importance of the aria “Be Not Afeared” and how it [...]