New American Opera Previews, From Page to Stage
March 17, 2013
Sunday, 2:30 pm
at Manhattan School of Music, Greenfield Hall (122nd and Broadway, NYC)
Staged highlights from Sameer Ramchandran’s new opera Deirdre, based on the haunting and tragic celtic tale of doomed lovers by William Butler Yeats. Hosted by WQXR’s Midge Woolsey, she will moderate a discussion with the creative team and singers.
Tickets: $20/15 Advance; $10 students & seniors.
For reservations call: 718-398-4675
SINGING STEIN: Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters
By Ned Rorem and Gertrude Stein
Back by Popular Demand!
May 2013---theatre/dates tba
A murder mystery frolic set mellifluously by composer Ned Rorem. This musical tour de force places Gertrude Stein’s melodrama in a topsy turvy parlour featuring five youngsters playing murder mystery games that ultimately become an exploration of reality.
The Astronaut’s Tale by composer Charles Fussell and librettist Jack Larson
June 2013 – theatre/dates tba
This exciting new work explores the confrontation of science and religion as it traces the quest of a young man to become an astronaut, while being guided by a mysterious Einstein-like presence, to reach the fulfillment of his ambition.
This popular musical evening features exciting Jazz and Cabaret Artists in an intimate setting.
~ PREVIOUSLY THIS SEASON ~
Music for the Soul and Mind
February 10, 2013
Sunday, 4:00 pm
44 Gramercy Park North, Apartment 12A, New York City
Come in from the chill of winter, into a castle-like atmosphere of a unique apartment overlooking a wonderful city park. Relax as your eyes peruse the rare paintings that adorn every wall, enjoy a glass of wine and delicious buffet and meet the musical creators and performers of a compelling variety of new music and opera Featuring Encompass Singers.
Holidays at Home
December 16, 2012
Sunday, 5:30 pm
At The National Arts Club
Encompass’ annual presentation of holiday cheer and American composers.
A Musical Salute!
Honoring and Celebrating the Music of
ALAN MENKEN, one of America's most celebrated composers
October 21, 2012
at The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Featuring stars of Broadway, television and film.
For more information, see our Gala page.
For Tickets call: 718-398-4675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marie Kraja International Singing Competition
October 23 – 28, 2012
Encompass singers perform with orchestra on National Albanian Television in a worldwide classical opera competition, established by Albanian producer Zana Cela. Encompass singers Elizabeth Baldwin, soprano and Tyler Putnam, baritone will perform in this year’s competition. For more information, see our Marie Kraja page.