The Paris Opéra has announced its 2021-2022 season with 23 operas, 12 ballets of which 14 are new productions: 9 operas and 5 ballets. This adds up to 385 curtain-ups during the season. The … [Read more...] about Paris Opera’s ballet and opera season for 2021-2022
Tenors Michael Spyres and Lawrence Brownlee celebrate the star singers of Rossini’s time in a new album, Amici e Rivali (Friends and Rivals). The disc features arias, duets, and trios from seven of … [Read more...] about [Interview] Michael Spyres and Lawrence Brownlee on their new Rossini album
Q&A When and why did you start singing? When I was a kid… I come from a musical family, and so music has always been a part of who I am. But I got serious about singing in high school when people … [Read more...] about Lawrence Brownlee answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… singers’ edition!
A new song cycle exploring the realities of life as a black man in America will receive its world premiere performance with Opera Philadelphia tonight, then in Chicago at the DuSable Museum of African … [Read more...] about Interview with tenor Lawrence Brownlee on being a black man in America: Cycles of My Being
Larry's September Weight Loss Challenge & Autism Fundraiser Lawrence Brownlee is asking his friends and colleagues to donate to autism research for every pound he loses during the month of … [Read more...] about Lawrence Brownlee diets for autism research in support of his son Caleb
On 9 December, Lawrence Brownlee will will take a break from the Metropolitan Opera stage to give an intimate performance of spirituals in the underground crypt beneath The Church of the Intercession … [Read more...] about Lawrence Brownlee’s singing down in the crypt
On Friday 21 November, the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s 80th Annual Luncheon presents Brava, Jessye! to salute Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and … [Read more...] about Brava, Jessye! Met Opera Guild’s 80th Luncheon salutes Jessye Norman