Tag Archive | classical music

Why any company would be lucky to hire a Performing Artist

By: Robert Aaron Taylor & Michelle Kei Ishuu Taylor We’re some of the most determined people you’ll ever meet Artists are accustomed to rejection. We put ourselves out there every day in an attempt to get gigs. That’s how we pay the bills. We are the product we’re selling, so every rejection is personal. Yet […]

St Gallen, Switzerland: Abbey of St Gallen Cathedral and Library

The monastery of St. Gallen was the heart city by the same name in the valley near Lake Constance. As the story goes, in the year 612, an Irish monk name Gallus, stumbled and fell at the edge of the Steinach River. He saw a bear eyeing him, hungrily. He offered the bear some of […]

Europe Again!!

An eventful first week. It’s been just over a week, and so much has happened already! The weather has been quite nice in Switzerland, and I have had plenty of time to get out and enjoy. I have met some of the local musical community by attending a couple of rehearsals of the St. Gallen Choir. […]

Success at the Kennedy Center for Noli Me Tángere

After an exciting week of technical and dress rehearsals at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., this beautiful group of people – singers, instrumentalists, technical crew, producers,  MAFFAA, and the exceedingly capable Union Crews of the Kennedy Center –  came together to make two solid, moving, amazing performances in the Einsenhower Theater.  Noli Me […]

More News: Noli Me Tangere

   From the Washington Post : ‘Noli Me Tangere’ Filipino opera will tell moving tale at Kennedy Center

NEWS: Next Up on My Schedule: “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera”

Opera: “Noli Me Tangere” by Felipe De Leon and Guillermo Tolentino Role: Doña Victorina Where: Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center in Washington, DC When: August 8 and 9, 2014 “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera,” a landmark adaptation of the Jose Rizal novel by two Philippine National Artists, composer Felipe de Leon and Guillermo Tolentino who wrote the libretto. The […]

Inspiring Composer Quotes, Leonard Bernstein