Susan Weiss will speak to the Baltimore Bibliophiles at the Johns Hopkins Club on Thursday, Nov. 18, about Renaissance music and print culture, and she will present a pre-concert lecture for the Shriver Hall Concert Series on Sunday, Dec 5, at 4:30 pm.
Faculty artist Stacey Mastrian will sing at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy, this winter for Nono’s opera Intolleranza. She will have a solo and is covering the female lead. She will also sing La fabbrica illuminata for the Electronic Music Foundation in NYC in February and some Berio and Maderna at North Carolina Greensboro in March, along with various other upcoming collaborations.
Danya Katok (MM ’09) and Andrew Sauvageau (GPD ’10, MM ’08) will be making their New York City Opera debuts on April 9, 2011, in a semi-staged performance of Oliver Knussen’s opera Where the Wild Things Are.
Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10) has been named an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera in Fla., for its Winter Festival season, which begins in January. At Peabody he studied with Steven Rainbolt.
Mezzo-soprano Diana Cantrelle, master’s candidate in voice and minor in composition, will be making her Canadian debut on Dec. 11 and 12 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She will be the alto soloist in The Messiah by Handel with the North Grenville Concert Choir and Orchestra – conducted by Gordon Slater. A DVD and CD will be made from these performances.