Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Concert Opera’

Feb. 19 2018

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

    Baltimore Concert Opera is presenting Stephen Sondheim’s extraordinary piece, Sweeney Todd. Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, who is also the stage director for this production, came in to talk about it.      

Nov. 07 2017

Massenet’s quintessential French Romantic opera, “Werther”

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Baltmore Concert Opera is presenting one of the most beautiful, popular, and tragic examples of French Romantic opera, Jules Massenet’s Werther. Here is BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.                      

Sep. 18 2017

Baltimore Concert Opera takes a shot at its new season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Baltimore Concert Opera opens its new season with Rossini’s final opera, William Tell. BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, came to talk about it.    

Apr. 04 2017

Semiramide closes the BCO’s current season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

      Baltimore Concert Opera’s celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini’s birth concludes with Semiramide, a tour de force of bel canto-era opera seria. Here’s the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.      

Nov. 08 2016

Rigoletto, or “The Curse”

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Concert Opera Baltimore continues its season at the Engineer’s Club with Verdi’s middle period masterpiece Rigoletto on November 18th and 20th. Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, came in to talk about that and more.                    

Sep. 28 2016

BCO and Rossini’s breakthrough opera

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

                Baltimore Concert Opera is opening their 2016-2017 season with Rossini’s early opera seria, Tancredi. BCO’s Managing Director Courtney Kalbacker came in to talk about it.        

Feb. 17 2015

Honoring Two Great Ladies of Music

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

In honor of Black History Month, Baltimore Concert Opera is presenting This Little Light of Mine: The Stories of Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price. Commissioned by Cincinnatti Opera, this one-woman “live documentary” will be performed by its creator, critically acclaimed soprano and narrator Adrienne Danrich. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking to Julia Cooke, […]

May. 06 2014

Simply (La) Divina

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Greek-American soprano Maria Callas possessed extraordinary musical and dramatic talent, yet led a tumultuous life offstage. She is often referred to as “La Divina”, and Leonard Bernstein called her ‘the Bible of Opera.” On Friday, May 16th, Baltimore Concert Opera will present soprano Francesca Mondanaro and director Fabrizio Melano in “The Life and Music of […]

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