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New release features African-American songs performed by tenor Lawrence Brownlee

People's World 31 Jul 2023
Internationally heralded tenor Lawrence Brownlee specializes in bel canto and coloratura roles. This season he appeared in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Metropolitan Opera ... Brownlee is accompanied throughout by pianist and collaborator Kevin J ... As the CD ends, so it begins, with the first of Brownlee’s commissions ... Lawrence Brownlee, tenor.

Star Tenor Lawrence Brownlee Ends His 2023 Season With ‘Singspiel’ and Solidarity

New York Observer 08 Jun 2023
Lawrence Brownlee as Tamino and Erin Morley as Pamina ... As Simon McBurney’s Die Zauberflöte draws new audiences to Mozart by employing ancient staging techniques and effects, Brownlee leans into his classical training and the legacy of the artists of the Harlem Renaissance to draw a new audience to contemporary black composers.

Met season ending with Mozart opera

The Daily Star 03 Jun 2023
ONEONTA — Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote,” will be the next live high definition screening by the Metropolitan Opera ... In his Met-debut staging, McBurney lets loose a volley of theatrical flourishes, incorporating projections, sound effects, and acrobatics to match the spectacle and drama of Mozart’s fable.

Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera present live transmission of Terence Blanchard's opera Champion, based ...

Longview News-Journal 25 Apr 2023
Camille A ... Gary Halvorson will direct the Live in HD presentation for cinemas, with host tenor Lawrence Brownlee, who will share exclusive behind-the-scenes access during the intermission. Brownlee will star as Tamino in director Simon McBurney's upcoming new production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, which will be transmitted live to cinemas on June 3.

Tenor Lawrence Brownlee offers soulful and virtuosic program for Music Worcester

Worcester Telegram 23 May 2021
Suffice it to say, Brownlee’s takes on Tamino’s “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön,” from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and Don Ottavio’s “Il mio tesoro” (from the same composer’s Don Giovanni), wanted nothing for nobility, character or flexibility.

Opera star Lawrence Brownlee comes to Worcester as Music Worcester makes new community connections

Worcester Telegram 16 May 2021
WORCESTER — As a high school student in Youngstown, Ohio, two of Lawrence Brownlee's teachers told him they thought "I had a voice suited to classical music," he recalled ... At the recital, "After I finished there was a standing ovation from the audience," Brownlee said ... Brownlee will be accompanied by pianist Myra Huang.

Best-of classical in 2019: Our critics weigh in

Philadelphia Daily News 19 Dec 2019
Pete Checchia Eric Owens, left, and Lawrence Brownlee performed an unusual two-singer recital in February at the Kimmel's Perelman Theater. Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee. Charisma and individualism arrived both bold and beautifully hushed in this PCMS recital of works by Mozart, Verdi, Donizetti and Gounod, as well as more popular repertoire.

Opera shows off impressive soprano voices

The Galveston Daily News 06 May 2017
The Abduction From the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center at 2 p.m. April 30 ... Like most operas, it’s a goofy story, but Mozart’s music and the excellent acting and singing of the performers score a big hit. Lawrence Brownlee as Belmonte was a commanding presence, and Ryan Green as Osmin was perfect ... ....

A tenor who’s found his groove

San Francisco Chronicle 27 Sep 2016
... a lot there for me to sing.’ Brownlee played a small role in the 2005 world premiere of Lorin Maazel’s opera “1984,” and last year created the title role in “Yardbird,” a biographical opera about Charlie Parker commissioned from composer Daniel Schnyder by Opera Philadelphia.

Houston Grand Opera Announces Its 2016-17 Season

Houston Press 29 Jan 2016
Announcing its season today, HGO also will present Nixon in China, in a new to Houston production; Faust with a Houston debut from tenor Michael Fabiano playing opposite Ana Maria Martinez (now on stage at HGO in the title role of Rusalka); Mozart's  The Abduction From the ...

Tenor Lawrence Brownlee thrilled D.C. audience last night with spirituals, arias

The Examiner 14 May 2014
Every angel, hearing Brownlee's voice of an angel, will definitely watch over Caleb all night and all day ... The wide-ranging recital began with art songs by Verdi, including Brownlee's animated delivery of "The Chimney Sweep" (although the tenor is far better known for performing Rossini and other bel canto composers), and ended with a Mozart encore.

Listen and learn: Music for the brain

Canberra Times 07 Feb 2014
It isn't just Mozart that improves performance among students; listening to Schubert, excerpts from a Stephen King novel or British pop band Blur produces similar effects  ... Brit-poppers Blur have the same effect on the brain as Mozart ... Linda Brownlee ... Mozart piano piece.

Mozart, Naturally, but Snatches of Birdsong, Too

The New York Times 02 Aug 2012
Yet this engaging concert, featuring the distinguished pianist Nelson Freire and the splendid tenor Lawrence Brownlee and conducted by the dynamic Louis Langrée, who is celebrating his 10th season as the festival’s music director, was a demonstration of how much Mostly Mozart has been revitalized in recent years.

Classical Music and Opera Listings for July 27-Aug. 2

The New York Times 27 Jul 2012
On Thursday, a program titled Winds of Change includes pieces by Mozart, Schumann, Schnittke and Thuille ... ★ Mostly Mozart Festival (Saturday ... Langrée conducts an all-Mozart program, featuring the high-flying tenor Lawrence Brownlee and the sage pianist Nelson Freire.

Summer Festivals for Classical Music and Opera

The New York Times 20 May 2012
Highlights include Mozart’s “Abduction From the Seraglio”; (860) 439-2787, ... MOSTLY MOZART July 28-Aug ... Louis Langrée celebrates his 10th anniversary as music director with an all-Mozart gala featuring the Festival Orchestra, the tenor Lawrence Brownlee and the pianist Nelson Freire.

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